WILKINS ART ASSOCIATES is recognized as a leading art consulting firm that brings experience, creativity and dedication to major healthcare institutions and corporations.
SINCE 1983 , founder and Principal, Pam Wilkins has been leading a team of talented arts professionals to develop art master plans, exciting art collections, large exhibition programs, and donor recognition projects through a collaborative process with our clients.
Work with our clients ranges from selecting artwork for small renovation projects to art collections for eleven story replacement towers with over 500,000 square feet to campus master plans that include fund raising strategies for the arts.
philosophy is that artwork provides a universal language that
fosters communication, learning,
and enjoyment and enrichment that enhances healing and a sense of well being for patients as well as visitors
selection of major art pieces and the key art locations is often coordinated
with the clients architectural firm.We have
worked with numerous architectural firms including:
Tsoi Kobus and Associates, Shepley Bulfinch Ricardson & Abbott, Steffian Bradley Architects, and TRO/Jung Brannen. These collaborations have resulted in unique art installations with the careful placement of art with architectural and interior features.
Art Master Plans developed with the vision, mission and goals of our clients results in the integration of art throughout the institutions with Art Programs that are carefully integrated into wayfinding, art collections, clinical treatment, art galleries, sculpture gardens, donor recognition and community programs.
extensive Registry of Artists and our continuous
research for new artists world wide provides our clients with tremendous art
We bring the arts of the client’s community as well as national and international art.
By working with local cultural and art resources, patients, visitors and staff feel a sense of pride and comfort. Artworks by national and international artists bring opportunities for learning and inspiration.
wide variety of art media such as: mosaics,
glass, photography, textiles, collage, mixed media as well as original paintings
and sculptures by regional, national and international artists are found from
the front entrance and main lobby through corridors, waiting rooms, patient
rooms and treatment rooms.
He is the author of monographs on the arts in healthcare, and avoiding burnout
in medical school, the founder of a long-standing retreat for women living with
has trained artists internationally as to how to work in the healing environment.
Naj¹s approach is collaborative. As a “networker” and listener, he brings people together. He interviews as many people as he can: doctors, nurses, department heads, administrators, social workers, patients and their families, artists and arts leaders, to help create a shared vision and in so doing builds a well-spring of support. The result is a plan that supports the medical center's priorities, is unique to its place and people, and that is exciting and joyous.
Jasmin has been an art consultant with Wilkins Art for the last five years.
Managing the Wilkins Art registry of thousands of artists her exposure to
art and artists is extraordinary. In
addition to being a professionally trained multi-media poet, singer, dancer,
painter and jeweler, she has worked in hospitals and health centers as
a lactation consultant, childbirth educator and midwife. She has also taught art to
Children, high school students & adults in many schools and art centers.
With a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, from the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd school of Art, Elissa has spent many years creating site-specific public arts installations and has a strong background in sales, marketing, renovation and interior design. She is the lead consultant for Maine Medical Center.
Since 2005, Melissa Woringer has been an art consultant for Weston-based Wilkins Art Associates, specializing in art selections for healthcare environments. Most of her consulting has been spent at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. She selects artworks for all areas of the hospital, a pursuit that requires traveling throughout the Cape and southeastern Massachusetts to become acquainted with and select as wide a sampling of artists as possible.
At the Cataumet Arts Center she has been a studio painter as well as director of the exhibit gallery, vice president and member of the board.
Graphic Designer and Art Consultant
Barbara has a BFA in commercial art from Syracuse University and earned a certificate in AutoCAD design from Boston Architectural College. Her expertise with web and graphic design software programs is a vital resource for all WAA projects.