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HRRMC is purchasing artwork for new building

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is seeking to purchase artwork to be displayed in the new Outpatient Services Pavilion being built on the hospital campus in Salida. The pavilion is slated to open in spring 2019.

Local and regional artists are invited to submit work to the HRRMC Art Committee to be considered for the HRRMC permanent collection.framed painting

The committee will review submissions and make selections based on its statement of purpose: To enhance the healing environment and, as much as possible, be representative of the work of local and regional artists.

Artwork must be original and produced by local artists who reside within the Salida Hospital District, or regional artists who reside in Colorado or the immediate surrounding states. Artists must be accomplished in their field with their work having been exhibited, recognized with awards and/or published.

All artwork must be wall-mountable, and if framing is required, the work must be framed to HRRMC’s standards.

Interested artists should send an email to with their name, contact information, and a brief artist statement along with JPEG files for up to five artwork submissions. JPEG files should be web quality (at least 72 dpi) with the longest dimension at a minimum of 12 inches.

Each submission should include the title, medium, image size (including depth if three-dimensional), outside dimensions (if matted and/or framed) and price.

The submission deadline is Jan. 19, 2019. The committee will notify of acceptance by Feb. 28, 2019. Accepted work must be delivered to the hospital by March 31, 2019.

For questions about the application process, please call (719) 530-2217.