Brief Application

Cloonakilla N.S., Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co Roscommon

Deadline for Stage 1 Applications: 17th February 2017 @ 12 noon.

The Public Art working group representing the Board of Management of Cloonakilla N.S., Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co Roscommon invite proposals for the commission/submission of a permanent visual artwork(s) in connection with the construction of their new building project as part of their Per Cent for Art project.

The selection process will take the form of a Two Stage Open Competition. It is open to all interested professional artists at any stage of their career or experience. Selection will be based on the information supplied, establishing the competence of the artists to carry out this commission. No designs or detailed proposals are required in Stage 1.

Total budget: €38,000.

Download Application Form:  Percent for Art Application Form

Download Floor plan:  Ground Floor Plan

Stage 1
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.

Stage 2
From the completed Stage 1 applications; a shortlist of artists will be selected by panel jury. Stage 2 short listed artists will be paid a concept development fee of €200 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.

The proposed artwork(s) should be permanent in nature for either internal or external display.  A wide range of traditional and contemporary media will be considered. Proposals are invited from artists working on their own or in collaboration with others.

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