15 Apr 2024

RFP/Q's VCU Health Hospital Art Purchases

VCU Health Richmond, Virginia, United States

VCU Health

Opportunity Description

U.S. Multi-State Deadline: December 1, 2024 – VCU Health is seeking artists to submit digital images of original artwork available for purchase for the new inpatient and outpatient Liver Transplant Units.

VCU Health is seeking artists to submit digital images of original artwork available for purchase for the new inpatient and outpatient Liver Transplant Units.

ELIGIBILITY
The call is open to all artists in Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, DC, Maryland and West Virginia. The art selection panel will consider diversity as one factor in the selection process.

ARTWORK

  1. Drawings, paintings, collage, prints, digital art, photography and wall mounted sculpture.
  2. All work should have uplifting imagery.
  3. Nature, natural elements, abstract art, figurative art
  4. Cultural diversity in subject and content.
  5. Do not submit proposals for commissions.

Orientation and sizes

  1. Vertical Large (Maximum 48 inches)
  2. Horizontal Large (Maximum 72 inches)

HOW TO APPLY
Artists interested in this project must prepare and submit the following by email only ( alexis.shockley@vcuhealth.org ). Do not use file transferring software.

  1. No more than 15 digital JPEG images of original artwork for sale.
    a. Include the frame in the photograph if the work is framed.
    b. All JPEGs must be sized at least 250 dpi.
    c. Name each file as shown: lastname_titleofartwork.jpeg
  2. You must include a description sheet with corresponding numbers. Submissions without a description sheet will NOT be considered for purchase as the selection team will not reach out for needed information.
    a. Titles of Artwork
    b. Date of artwork
    c. Medium
    d. UNFRAMED Dimensions of the artwork + FRAMED dimensions of artwork if applicable
    e. Prices of artwork
  3. Artist’s Statement, no more than 200 words in length, describing your work.
  4. Current Resume

FINAL ART SELECTION
The Committee will review the submittals and select original artwork.

Artists whose work is selected for purchase will be notified by January 5, 2025. Only artists whose work is selected for purchase will be contacted.

All purchased art must be hand-delivered as VCU Health will NOT pay shipping cost or insure work while in transit. Art will be installed in March 2025.

The VCU Health Department of Arts In Healthcare is under no obligation to purchase artwork based on the images submitted. Beyond formal notifications, the VCU Health Department of Arts In Healthcare will not enter into any correspondence regarding purchase decisions.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please reach out to Alexis Shockley at (804) 828-1771 alexis.shockley@vcuhealth.org).


About:
VCU Health is constantly pushing the limits of what’s possible in medicine and health so we can provide the most comprehensive, safest and highest quality care. We are the region’s only Level I trauma center, NCI-designated cancer center — VCU Massey Cancer Center — and full-service children’s hospital, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. With our leading-edge technology, unparalleled problem-solving, and legacy of academically driven excellence, VCU Health is leading what’s possible in your health, recovery and life.

VCU Health
1000 East Marshall Street
Richmond VA 23219

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: RFP/Q's. Opportunity Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec, and Open to U.S. Multi-State. Benefits: *No Participation Fee, Exhibition - Group, and Purchase.

Opportunity expires in 191 days.

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