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Scoil na Naomh Uilig Per Cent for Art Commission

Scoil na Naomh Uilig, Newbridge, Co. Kildare wishes to invite tenders for the creation, provision and installation of the school name and emblem in mosaic to be displayed on the front wall of the school building and also to work with the children in creating mosaic designs. The successful candidate must be a professional artist and must provide a tax clearance certificate.

Interested parties should contact the school by e-mail only for the attention of The Art’s Committee at for further details. Closing date for submission of final tenders is Friday 11th February 2011.


Scoil Chriost Ri and St.Marys CBS Portlaoise: Per Cent for Art Scheme

Public Art Commission – Call for Interest – Per Cent for Art Scheme

Scoil Chriost Ri and St.Marys CBS Portlaoise under the Department of Education & Science Per Cent for Art Scheme wish to commission permanent artworks for their new school buildings. The total fund awarded is €98,790 to include all fees, costs, transport and installation. This commission will be awarded by a two-stage selection process.

At this first stage, the school invites expressions of interest from professional artists working in the area of sculpture for these site specific artworks. At the second stage, artists will be shortlisted and invited to submit a detailed concept proposal for the final pieces. The project is to be fully completed and the final artworks installed by April 2011.

Deadline for expressions of interest is 3pm, Tuesday 1st March 2011.

For an application form and artist’s brief, please contact:
The Secretary, St Mary’s CBS, Borris Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
T: 057 8635041 E:


Colaiste Choilm Secondary School Public Art Commission

The Commissioned artwork is to be provided under the Department of Education and Skills Per Cent for Art Scheme and will be for a new architecturally contemporary Secondary School building. For images see:

The commissioners are open to considering an artwork for the interior or exterior grounds of the new school building. The preferred Commission will have lasting significance and meaning to the school community of the past, present and generations to come. The budget for the design, supply and fitting of the entire project is €35,000.

The commissioners are inviting expressions of interest from visual artists of all forms of practice.

For a more details and an artists brief contact:
Public Art Commission, Coláiste Choilm, O’ Moore St., Tullamore, Co. Offaly.T: 
057 93 51756 / 057 93 52799

The deadline for submission of expression of interest is 3.30pm Friday 25th February 2011.


Public Art Commission, University of Plymouth

Artists or design teams are invited to submit proposals for this new and exciting public art commission, with a project value of £21,000. The work is to be sited within the James Square location of the University of Plymouth campus. This environment has been recently landscaped and provides a large public piazza space, which is one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares for the University.

The concepts proposed should respond to the following creative pointers:

Interactivity, Housing, Enterprise, Shelter

These themes can be interpreted very broadly and the work can embrace a range of sculptural media and approaches.

Commissioning Process

Selection will be by way of a two-stage submission.

Stage 1

In Stage 1 we will consider the history of the artist’s practice, quality of delivery and the appropriateness of the proposal.

Artists are required to submit:

• A curriculum vitae (incl. artist statement)

• Up to a maximum of 10 images (CD, DVD, or photographs) of recent work

• (All should be labelled with artists name, date, materials and project name and be relevant to the proposed project)

• Listing of publications, catalogues or published articles, reviews

• Outline of concept for proposed artwork (max 500 words)

Please Note

• Submission by email or fax will not be accepted.

• Applicants will need to arrange collection of work they wish returned.

• Late submissions will not be accepted.

Closing Date For Stage 1: 28 February 2011, 12 noon

Successful applicants will be informed by end of March 2011

A maximum of 3 artists will be shortlisted and will receive a Stage 2 invitation.

Further information including Criteria for Selection can be found at

Art & Architecture Journal Flyers provide public art information to a professional audience. Please contact for more information. Art & Architecture Journal, The Air Gallery, 32 Dover Street, London, W1S 4NE. T:07512 812502.

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