sculptures of the 2018 'HEARTS IN SAN FRANCISCO' PUBLIC ART SERIES revealed

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (The Foundation) today revealed the complete 2018 Hearts in San Francisco series, which will be displayed and auctioned at The Foundation’s annual Heroes & Hearts luncheon on Thursday, February 15, 2018 on the field of AT&T Park. The 32 new Heart Sculptures in the iconic art series include six Large Hearts, six Table Top Hearts and 20 Mini Hearts. The heart sculptures will be auctioned on eBay during the month of February, with all proceeds benefiting life-enhancing programs and initiatives at Zuckerberg San Francisco General. 

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SELECTED ARTISTS FOR THE 2018 'HEARTS IN SAN FRANCISCO' PUBLIC ART SERIES ANNOUNCED

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation Chief Executive Officer Amanda Heier announced today the 23 San Francisco Bay Area artists selected for the annual iconic ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ project and public art series. The 2018 series will feature designs by both established and up-and-coming local artists. For the first year ever, the 2018 collection will include an all-new set series consisting of two or three mini heart sculptures, in addition to the stand alone large, table top, and single mini hearts.

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2018 Call for artists

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (the Foundation) announced today that submissions are now open for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco public art project. For the 2018 series, the Foundation welcomes design submissions by both up-and-coming and established local artists. The 2018 ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ series will include six large hearts, six table top hearts, and an all-new set series concept consisting of 24 mini heart sculptures. The mini heart sculptures will be designed by eight artists in the theme of “A Tribute to San Francisco: Past, Present and Future.” Donors and art enthusiasts will have the option of purchasing one mini heart individually, or as a set of three. Design renderings for the heart sculptures must be submitted by the Tuesday, August 1, 2017 deadline.

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2017 heroes & hearts award Recipients Announcement

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation announces the recipients of the 2017 Heroes & Hearts Award which recognizes extraordinary San Francisco Bay Area heroes who exemplify the “go above and beyond” spirit of the Foundation and Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). The 2017 heroes are Anais Amaya, Health Advocates Program Manager at ZSFG, Jia Min Cheng, the Staff Attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid and Legal Director of the San Francisco Medical-Legal Partnership (SFMLP) at the Children’s Health Center at ZSFG, M. Margaret “Peggy” Knudson, M.D., FACS, attending trauma surgeon at ZSFG and professor of surgery at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and Dean Schillinger, M.D., Chief of the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine at ZSFG and Professor of Medicine in Residence at the UCSF.

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2017 'HEARTS IN SAN FRANCISCO' sculptures revealed

Introduced in 2004, the City-wide public art project, Hearts in San Francisco, featured 131 five-foot tall Heart Sculptures designed by both local and national established and emerging artists. Since the inaugural year, more than 100 Hearts have been created. Hearts are auctioned and sold with proceeds benefiting  Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) through the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. Since 2004, these hearts and the Hearts Signature Events have raised more than $15 million for vital initiatives and programs, such as the Avon Comprehensive Breast Care Center, HIV/AIDS Division Positive Health Program, Wraparound Project, Orthopedic Trauma Institute, and more. 

The 2017 series is comprised of 32 heart sculptures - six Large Hearts, six Table Top Hearts and 20 Mini Mosaic Hearts - created by local artists. 

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2017 Hearts in San Francisco Artist Announcement

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation announces artists for the 2017 "Hearts in San Francisco" public art series. 32 Bay Area-based artists are now working on brand new heart-artworks.

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