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Distinctive Art Source to Present at Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo

Barbara Harriman, president and creative director, Distinctive Art Source, has been invited to present at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo September 20-22, 2011 in Chicago, IL. Barbara will co-present with Cynthia Moore-Hardy, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, LakeHealth; Steve [...]
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Southeast Health Unveils Kinetic Sculpture

A breathtaking 20-foot tall titanium and steel sculpture entitled “Tranquil Ripples” greets patients and visitors outside the Southeast Cancer Center. It features three independently moving, wind-driven rings, symbolizing rings of healing. The continuously moving monument represents the patients, families and support of the SoutheastHEALTH community. Tranquil Ripples by Jeffrey [...]
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Rust Medical Center Art Program Features NM Artists

New Mexico’s acclaimed art community emerges in support of the new Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho! After an extensive search for healthcare appropriate art for the new facility, committee members are pleased to feature nearly a dozen New Mexico artists who have been [...]
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Children’s Hospital Expansion Unveiled

Distinctive Art Source was honored to help create the art program at Children’s Hospital Central California. The facility unveiled the Paramount Farms Plaza on May 19, 2011. Check out the video below and you’ll see some of the incredible artwork created by talented local artists!
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Call for Artists: Rust Medical Center – CLOSED

The Presbyterian Healthcare Art Committee would like to purchase original art by local artists (in both traditional and contemporary materials and fabrication methods) for the new Rust Medical Center. Artwork featuring New Mexico’s unique culture and land forms will be featured in multiple public areas of both the hospital and the professional building. Artwork will be selected [...]
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Call for Artists: Nemours Children’s Hospital – CLOSED

Nemours and Distinctive Art Source would like to invite you to participate in a Call to Artists for the new Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida, opening in the Fall of 2012. Artwork selected by Nemours’ art committee will be purchased and installed prior to opening for permanent display in the new Nemours Children’s Hospital. [...]
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Southeast Missouri Call to Artists – CLOSED

THIS CALL IS CLOSED Southeast Cancer Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri will feature a fluid design, world class technology and highly trained and skilled staff of physicians and other healthcare personnel. The art program at the Cancer Center will not only reflect the world-class facility but will also play an integral role in the patient experience. [...]
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Three Tips for Artists to Succeed in the Healthcare Market

Successful patient-based art programs in healthcare settings often showcase the works of local artists, which portray familiar and comforting images. As evidence continues to emerge about the positive effects of the arts in healthcare, hospitals nationwide are turning to their local art communities to help create a healing environment. They’re using art programs to expand the boundaries of [...]
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