Deadline for applications: 11 November, 12 noon
Coláiste De Lacy Public Art Working Group have made the decision to commission a permanent artwork for their Per Cent for Art project. It is envisioned that this artwork will be sited externally to the building.
Please read the artist brief carefully, it includes guidelines and application form: stage-1-project-brief-application-form
Artists are invited to express their interest in being considered for this project at the first stage of this commission. Artists may do this by completing the application form and submission of a CV and images / details of recent relevant works / projects.
From the completed Stage 1 applications; a shortlist of artists will be selected by panel jury. This panel, whose decision is final, has the right to clarify any issue which may arise in the course of selection. Stage 2 short listed artists will be paid a concept development fee of €150 to work on a detailed proposal for final selection. A Stage 2 brief will be available to shortlisted artists and a site visit is expected at this stage.
Coláiste De Lacy reserves the right not to proceed with any submissions received.
The Selection Panel will consist of two / three members of the Public Art Working Group and two Professional Artists and will be chaired by the Curator / Project Manager.
Project Delivery Timeline:
It is anticipated that the project would commence during the winter of 2016 and completion / delivery be in winter 2017. The artist should demonstrate their ability to fulfil this timeframe. The final timeline will be agreed with the commissioned artist at contract stage.
The total budget for the project is €23,500. This includes the costs of any materials, artist’s fees, design development, artists’ insurance, supply and installation, signage, travel, and any other costs incurred in the production of the project / artwork. The artist will be responsible for meeting all of these costs out of the total budget allocated.
Applicants can make enquiries regarding the commission to Rina Whyte, email firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone + 353 87 238 9591.