Open Call | Unframed Works for Ulster Hospital, Belfast

Application deadline: Wednesday 10 April, 4pm.

The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust is seeking to purchase up to 60 unframed 2dimensional artworks in any medium (valued between £100 and £1,000) to enhance the patient environment at the Acute Services Block, Ulster Hospital currently under construction.

Successful artist’s work will reflect the themes of Nature and Movement and will contribute to a soothing and inspiring atmosphere for patients, staff and visitors. Submissions from artists based in County Down and Antrim would be particularly welcome.

There will be a 2 stage selection process:

Stage 1
Initial expressions of interest with up to 10 high quality images of current work will be sifted for:

• relevance to the theme,
• quality
• and compatibility with commissioned artworks and décor

to create a folio of options.

Stage 2
A selection panel including patient and hospital staff representatives, will choose pieces from this folio for specific wards and departments.

Submissions to the Project Manager: Shannon Harkness by email on

For queries please contact:
Project Manager, Strategic and Capital Development, Kelly House, Ulster Hospital Dundonald, Belfast BT16 1RH

Or phone Strategic and Capital Development on +44 (0)28 90550434

Artists submissions by email only to the above address should include:

• up to 10 images of recent work ( hi res JPEGS preferred to a max of 6MB per email);
• (Optional) a short statement on current working practice relevance to the
themes of Nature and Movement(200 words maximum)
• together with relevant CV and contact details (max 2 x A4 pages)

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