Deadline for applications: Monday 9 January, 9am
To create an ambitious and contemporary permanent artwork at a key location at the entrance to the village of Doe Lea, in Bolsover, Derbyshire. The artwork must both acknowledge the heritage of the village, whilst firmly looking to and celebrating the future for the Doe Lea community. The artwork will help to create a sense of place and will welcome both residents and visitors alike to Doe Lea and the wider Bolsover district.
Beam has been appointed by Bolsover District Council to deliver the commissioning of this new Artwork for the village of Doe Lea funded through section 106 monies from recent residential development.
Beam’s approach encompasses a broad definition of public art. Public Art is a specific process and a way of engaging with art, artists, communities and public space.
The total fee for the commission is £65,000 plus VAT (if applicable)
This fee includes engagement workshops, concept design, detailed design, production, materials, installation (including foundations as applicable), public works, attendance at meetings and all other costs associated with the work / any subsidiary commissions and expenses.
Shortlisted artist interviews – Wednesday 8 February
Following interview a maximum of 3 artists will be invited to prepare concept proposals
A maximum of 3 artists will be commissioned to undertake the development of a concept design for the commission. A fee of £1,500 will be available to develop this concept. One Artist will be selected to deliver on their concept.
To read the full brief and to apply visit: www.curatorspace.com/opportunities/detail/doe-lea-public-art-commission/953