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Public Art: UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower at UPMC Mercy

  • Deadline:
  • Budget: $500-$215,000
  • Eligibility: This opportunity is open to professional visual artists based in the United States of America.

UPMC is building the UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower at UPMC Mercy (VRT) in the Uptown neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Designed by the architecture firm HOK, the building will open to the public in 2023.

Key project stakeholders, providers, and staff worked with a consultant to develop the VRT Art Plan. Commissioned works of art are one of the building features focused on enhancing the experience of patients and caregivers. We are seeking artists who will create works of art attuned to the needs of our diverse patients and caregivers, reinforce a welcoming atmosphere, and inspire curiosity and enrichment.

Opportunities and Artwork Budgets

  1. Exterior Plaza: $215,000
  2. West Lobby: $165,000
  3. East Atrium: $170,000
  4. Level 2 Reception Feature Wall: $65,000
  5. Level 3 Reception Feature Wall: $65,000
  6. Level 4 Reception Feature Wall: $100,000
  7. Purchases or Commissions for Treatment Areas, Clinical Areas, Corridors, and Sub-waiting Areas: $500 – $10,000
  8. Entry Pavement:$10,000

More Information: publicart.slideroom.com