Barbara Harriman to present at LSU College of Art and Design and Department of Interior Design

Barbara Harriman to present at LSU College of Art and Design and Department of Interior Design

Distinctive Art Source is pleased to share the following announcement regarding president and creative director Barbara Harriman’s upcoming presentation at her alma mater, Louisiana State University.

Healthcare Art Consultant and LSU ID graduate, Barbara Harriman Speaks March 12 at 5:00pm

The LSU Department of Interior Design Student Organization Lecture presents Healthcare Art Consultant and LSU ID graduate, Barbara Harriman Monday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m. in the first floor lecture hall (RM.103) of the Art + Design Building.

Barbara Harriman, a 1984 LSU interior design graduate is the president and creative director of Distinctive Art Source, a nationwide healthcare art consulting firm.  Ms Harriman’s lecture will present the Role of Art in Healthcare Today: Creating Evidence and Patient Based Healing Art Programs.  Barbara is a national speaker in the healthcare industry delivering presentations at Healthcare Design, Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo and Planetree conferences. Her work has been featured on the Vendome Group webinars and virtual seminars.

Since 2003 Distinctive Art Source has partnered with healthcare owners, architects and interior designers to create patient and evidence-based art programs in healing environments.  The firm connects clients with hundreds of artists throughout the country to enable hospitals to realize  their art program goals. DAS is one of only two premiere healthcare art consultancies working exclusively in healthcare in the U.S.  DAS enables its clients to provide a positive patient experience by creating a customized art program that tells the story of  their community, reflects distinct facility goals, fosters mutually-beneficial local relationships while supporting a cohesive visual experience.  Their client list consists of architects and interior designers across the country including Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, HDR, HKS, HGA, Perkins and Will, and SmithGroup JJR.