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Coastal Tactile Art – Belmont Village Senior Living Fort Lauderdale

Tactile art, a type of sensory art, is made up of mixed media with varying textures and surfaces, and as its name suggests, is meant to be appreciated through touch. The artwork encourages sensory exploration, which can strengthen cognitive and developmental function in individuals struggling with memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.| Read more ...

Commissioned Art – John Garrett – SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis

Artist John Garrett was commissioned to create a mixed media tapestry. Reminiscent of a waterfall as it cascades from the ceiling, the art piece draws patients and staff down a long corridor to the elevators. Its shimmering texture evokes the lake’s surface, while its structure resembles fishing nets. Some might recognize the allusion to fishing as a reference to Christianity, aligning well with SSM’s Health’s faith-based mission.| Read more ...

Commissioned Art – Saint Louis Zoo Animals – St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Which animals created these colorful commissions? Penguins, sea lions, and a rhinoceros playfully created these paintings during an enrichment exercise. The animals were encouraged to traipse through paint and to leave their “footprints,” resulting in colorful and childlike paintings for the patients and families of St. Louis Children’s Hospital to enjoy. | Read more ...

Commissioned Art – Rosemary Pierce – Blessing Health Center

This beautiful commissioned wall sculpture by artist Rosemary Pierce welcomes the medical center’s expanding patient population in the growing community. Located outside the radiology department, the sculpture adds movement and interest with its varied texture, and its cool color palette provides a pleasant and calming focal point for patients and visitors. | Read more ...

Commissioned Art – Priscilla Robinson – SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis

Our client envisioned colorful and unique art echoing the natural environment at their Lake Saint Louis hospital. The three-panel piece composed of handmade painted paper with deckled edges was commissioned from Pricilla Robinson. The selection of colors and textures was designed to inspire a calm, serene feeling that reflects the patterns and movement of the body of water that gives the local community its name.| Read more ...

Commissioned Art – Alicia LaChance – St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Our client envisioned a lively and cheery atmosphere to uplift patients, families, and staff. The brightly painted oars in this piece are a colorful and literal nod to the park’s popular Boathouse attraction. This acrylic-on-wood piece, displayed in a shadowbox, connects the hospital to its immediate surrounding neighborhood. The vibrant colors are a reminder of the enjoyment of nature and outdoor activities, evoking positive emotions and inspiring hope and healing. | Read More ...

Commissioned Art – Michael Bauermeister – Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

This hand-carved sculpture, created by regional artist Michael Bauermeister, connects patients, visitors, and staff to the surrounding area. Made from the wood of native trees, the sculpture's neutral colors and strategically-placed lighting convey the peaceful and sunlit water of nearby lakes and rivers. With a soothing and contemplative tone, it is a literal and figurative extension of the natural environment. | Read More ...

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