The closing date for tenders: Wednesday, 12 April, 12 noon.
Our Lady’s Secondary School invite submissions for a sculptural piece’ (fixed, permanent), an external or internal sculpture or another art expression that which will enhance the school building and enrich the daily experience of the school community including students, staff, parents and the visitors to the school.
The Commissioners require this commission to represent the school and/or the Erris Region’s rich cultural heritage. The theme of the artwork should reflect the past history of the school and/or the Erris area and be part of the future history of the school and its ethos. The artwork should be relevant now and in the future for the new generations that will inhabit this site.
The Artist is required to create an original artwork that is permanent, durable, easily maintained and secure. The artwork should be distinctive, interesting and complement the wonderful design of the new school building.
Budget: €35,000 (inclusive of VAT)
The school will be made available for site visits for interested applicants on Friday 3rd of March 2017 from 10:00am.
Ring 097 81157 to book an appointment.
Artists brief here: OLSS PUBLIC ART BRIEF
Submission is open to all interested professional artists at any stage of their career or experience.
Submission for this commission must include:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. An outline proposal and concept for the project,
3. Detailed sketches displaying the proposal, minimum 2 x A3 drawings or alternative expression.
4. Detailed budget breakdown, inclusive of all costs, including tax and insurance details (public liability cover indemnifying the school), as well as material and fabrication costs, design costs, artist fee, transport and site costs.
The artist must be tax compliant.
All submissions must comply with relevant Health and Safety regulations.
The Commissioners reserve the right to commission at stage one, or to shortlist for a Stage 2 process. If shortlisting does apply, Stage 2 submissions will be required by Friday 28th April and each shortlisted candidates will receive €250.00 towards their Stage 2 submission.
Submissions in hardcopy marked “ OLSS – Public Art ” should be returned to;
The Public Arts Working Group,
Our Lady’s Secondary School,
Budget: €35,000 Belmullet,
Late submissions will not be accepted.