Case Studies (11 results)
The Three Sisters
The Three Sisters is a group of connected artworks for the new Ormonde Wing of St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny made by artist Diane McCormick and commissioned by the HSE through the Per Cent for Art Scheme.
The Balloon Tree
The Balloon Tree is a pair of sculptures by artist Róisín de Buitléar commissioned by Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) for its new Outpatient and Urgent Centre at Connolly Hospital and its Emergency Care facility at Tallaght University Hospital.
Waterford Residential Care Centre: Per Cent for Art Commission
Artists Conall Cary and Peter McMorris were commissioned to create artworks for Waterford Residential Care Centre under the Per Cent for Art Scheme. The commission was managed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust and involved participation from staff and service users.
Created by artist Lucy Turner, Butterfly Haven is a commissioned artwork dedicated to remembering our deceased colleagues in Tallaght University Hospital (TUH).
The Sky’s The Limit
The Sky’s The Limit is a permanent installation of uniquely designed hot air balloons in Tallaght University Hospital.
The New Wing
Castlebar-born visual artist Bryan Gerard Duffy was awarded one of the HSE Percent for Art Scheme Commissions in the Sacred Heart Hospital, Castlebar as part of the new wing development in the residential home. Over five months, he collaborated with staff, visitors, and service users of the hospital, with the old dancehall days in Ireland as the starting point for conversations.
110 Skibbereen Girls
In 2018, artist Toma McCullim worked with the residents, staff and visitors of Skibbereen Hospital Campus on a collaborative art project to create a bronze public sculpture for the Hospital Grounds.
Pathway is a collaborative Per Cent for Art commission between residents of Nazareth Care Village in Sligo and artists Catherine Fanning and Brigitta Varadi. Twelve sculptural ceramic artworks were designed and made for the grounds of the Care Village.
Forget Me Never Project
The Forget Me Never Project was a collaborative visual art project at Tallaght Hospital from 2015 to 2017, led by Artist in Residence Lucia Barnes. Renal dialysis patients receiving treatment either in hospital or at home, staff, family and artists were all involved. The project resulted in a permanent artwork - The Forget Me Never Tree - in the new Haemodialysis Unit.
Visual artist Sharon Dipity was commissioned by the HSE Cork Arts and Health Programme in 2014 to create site-specific artwork for Blackrock Hall Primary Care Centre in Cork following a competitive tendering process.
15 Miles is a Per Cent for Art commission at St. Brendan's Nursing Home in Loughrea, County Galway. In 2013, Galway County Public Arts Office commissioned artist Ceara Conway to produce a photographic participatory-based project.
Perspectives (2 results)
Lines of Escape
Visual artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly discuss the inspiration behind their artwork Run River Run for the new 75 bed ward at University Hospital Galway and how the initial challenges of a collaborative approach to creating public artworks led to rewarding avenues of exploration.
The Value of Collaboration: Reflections on the implementation of the Per Cent for Art Scheme in a community nursing unit
As the Director of Nursing of a HSE community nursing unit for older people, I believe that residents should be able to live their lives to the full with opportunities for personal development and enrichment through connections to the wider community.
Videos (2 results)
Waterford Residential Care Centre: Publicart.ie Video Series
How do artists create and install art in a healthcare setting and have meaningful engagement with patients and staff? A publicart.ie video exploring artworks created by Conall Cary and Peter McMorris for the Waterford Residential Care Centre as part of a Per Cent for Art commission.
Public Art in Healthcare: Claire Meaney in conversation with George O’Neill and Conall Cary
The joys and challenges of Per Cent for Art Scheme commissioning in healthcare settings are explored in this online conversation featuring Claire Meaney, Director of Waterford Healing Arts Trust, George O’Neill, Project Manager for HSE Estates in the South East, and artist Conall Cary.
Guidelines (2 results)
Health Building Note: Dementia-friendly Health and Social Care Environments
A set of design principles for dementia-friendly environments in healthcare buildings.
Public Art: Per Cent for Art Scheme General National Guidelines
National guidelines for the implementation of the Per Cent for Art Scheme.
News (2 results)
Applications Open: Design & Dignity Grant Scheme Round 5
The Irish Hospice Foundation has announced that applications for the Design & Dignity Grant Round 5 are now open.
HIV and AIDS National Monument: Call for Expressions of Interest
The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites expressions of interest to create a HIV and AIDS national monument 'to remember those who have died and mark their lives and contribution to society, while also showing solidarity with those living with and affected by HIV today.