“How to Commission Art in Your Healthcare Environment” from The Center for Health Design Icons & Innovators webinar series
This webinar focuses on how to commission art in your healthcare environment. Artists and design professionals are working collaboratively across the globe to create amazing art projects in healthcare environments that energize, soothe, and provide positive distractions. Commissioned art projects are created in collaboration with the client and design team for the space. Across industries, these projects are beautifying and transforming the places in which we live, work, play, and heal.
This webinar will focus on methods, tools, and inspiration for commissioning art in healthcare environments. The presenter will discuss how to determine your art requirements, finding the right artist, managing RFPs for artwork, and using digital tools to streamline the commission workflow process.
- Explore the various methods of commissioning, from local to international calls.
- Find where to seek the appropriate artist, style of art, and budget for your space(s).
- Learn what tools exist for research, planning, and commissioning.
- Gain inspiration for creating unique artwork for your healthcare environments.
Stefanie O’Keefe, RFP Specialist, CODAworx
Stefanie O’Keefe is the RFP Specialist at CODAworx. Known as the hub of the commissioned art economy, CODAworx is on a mission to transform every space in the world by making great commissions happen. CODAworx connects all members of the industry, matching creative talent with creative opportunities, and providing digital tools that streamline the commission workflow process. Stefanie’s focus is managing commissioned art projects through the innovative CODAworx RFP Toolkit.
Stefanie has been on the CODAworx team since 2014 and also has a comprehensive and varied background in the non-profit arts sector. She worked for ten years in Arts Administration and Management for a professional theatre company in Minnesota. Her Bachelor of Arts degree is from Luther College with a focus in Theatre and Music, and she is also a professional actor and singer. Stefanie is extremely passionate about the arts and incorporating art into all facets of life.