Wisconsin Landscapes

Submitted by Helen Klebesadel

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Client: University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

Location: Madison, WI, United States

Completion date: 2015

Artwork budget: $10,000

Project Team

Art Consultant

Sarah Grimes and Amanda Kron

UW Health

Overview

Five 30″x40″ unframed watercolors on 300 lb paper for the new east-side University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin representing Wisconsin ecosystems in the area.

Goals

Images representing Wisconsin landscapes. Integration into new building with multiple display areas. Not situation specifics.

Process

In answer for a call for proposals for artworks to enhance a new hospital under construction, I sent a submission that described the size, medium, and content of the work I was proposing, featuring local landscape. I already have a piece in the collection of University Health in the West-side hospital, so the selection team is familiar with my work. After a studio visit by the coordinator the commission was approved. I had six months to produce the five paintings,

Additional Information

An additional three existing paintings from my inventory were purchased along with the five I was commissioned to do.