Design Professional Profile: Elizabeth Dunston

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | July 24, 2013

After seeing a beautiful ceramic triptych she commissioned from artist Sara Post for Phoenix Children’s Hospital, we asked Elizabeth Dunston, art consultant with American Art Resources, for her insights about commissioning art for her clients. Read More

What’s on Your Design Board?

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | July 18, 2013

The Art Commission’s new Design Boards are a great way to gather and share images of artwork that appeal to you. Megan Lapham of Healthcare Art Consulting in Dallas tell us how the Design Board feature helps her prepare for upcoming projects. Read More

Commission Accomplished: Chicago Offices

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | June 27, 2013

Matthew Olyphant recently received the red carpet treatment from a Chicago client. He credits art consultant Blythe Lee with helping make this commission “a dream come true.” Read More

Artist Feature: Bruce Paul Fink

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | June 21, 2013

Sculptor Bruce Paul Fink recently shared some thoughts about becoming an artist, the nature of commission work, and his “high-tech green” studio. Read More

Commission Tips: What Art Consultants Look For in a Commission Artist

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | June 19, 2013

It takes more than a great eye to choose an artist for an important commission. Read More





Visual Communication: From Artist Imagination to Project Proposal

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | June 6, 2013

When stained glass artist Seranda Vespermann creates presentation drawings for a potential commission, she relies on a time-honored medium: Prismacolor pencils and black ink on high-quality tracing paper. Her scale drawings capture the luminosity and brilliance of stained glass and have a subtle beauty all their own. Read More

Commission Accomplished: The New York Palace Hotel

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | May 30, 2013

When Helene Brown was asked to suggest a sculptor for a challenging commission at the New York Palace Hotel, she knew right away that Matt Gil was the man for the job. Read More

Design Professional Profile: Jim Hundt

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | May 30, 2013

Jim Hundt worked for twenty years as a church architect before shifting to a career as a liturgical art consultant. We asked him to tell us how he makes the case for commissioned artwork—and why it’s important to do so. Read More

Commission Tips: Selecting Artists

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | May 16, 2013

When a work of art is well-chosen and thoughtfully sited, it creates a sense of beautiful inevitability: it just feels right. But identifying an artist for a commission isn’t a simple matter. We asked some seasoned professionals about their match-making process. Read More

Visual Communication: From Artist Imagination to Project Proposal

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | May 9, 2013

From pedestrian bridges to highway interchanges, every one of Vicki Scuri Siteworks’s public art projects is a collaborative design. Read More