Sanford embraces the philosophy that the greatest capacity for healing occurs when stress and anxiety has been lessened. A healing environment spans the entire hospital and includes special recessed lighting, music, a massage area, aromatherapy, and custom artwork. To that end, Sanford Heart partnered with local artists to produce 130 commissioned works of art for the building. Each of the six floors features custom-designed artwork that both supports a unique theme and highlights the area communities...
The Sanford Heart Hospital Healing Environment. From the ground up, the new facility is adorned with more than 130 commissioned artworks, including "Heart of Humanity," a sculpture depicting the human heart's connection to love, family, work and community.
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The Sanford Children's Hospital, located in Sioux Falls, SD, has a comprehensive art collection, comprised of more than 300 original works of art, several thousand square feet of custom wall covering and additional features, coordinated and managed by Ivy Oland, Oland Arts Consulting.
FARGO - Ivy Oland is one happy customer.
She was visibly moved earlier this month when she saw the two near-finished mosaics commissioned by Fargo artist Janet Flom.
Oland isnt getting the works for her house or office, however. Shes arranged for Flom to create the pieces for Sanford Heart Hospital, which opens in Sioux Falls, S.D., in March.
An arts and healing environment consultant based in Sioux Falls, Oland worked with Sanford selecting artists to create works fitting with the hospitals needs.
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Take a virtual tour of the artwork at the Avera McKennan Dougherty Hospice House, with commentary from the artists who created the works. This project was managed and coordinated by Ivy Oland, Oland Arts Consulting.