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Changing Tracks - European Public Art Commission for Irish Artists


(Arts & Culture)
Mayo County Council, Public Art Programme, in partnership with Northampton County Council (UK) and Transversal (Catalonia, Spain) has been successful in securing EU Culture Programme funding from the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive of the European Commission (EACEA) for:

A major public art programme of outdoor temporary work.

One artist living in, or from, Ireland will be commissioned to create three temporary artworks, one in each partner country, related to the shared common theme and site of old railway lines. An artist from the other 2 partner countries will also be commissioned.

Total budget for each artist, including fee, production and all related costs – c. €61,000

Full briefing documents attached here
or email Gaynor Seville, Public Art Co-ordinator gseville@mayococo.ie

This is a 2 stage application process
Deadline for stage 1 is Friday 27th September






Changing Tracks - European Public Art Commission for Irish Artists-read the full story.

Posted: 21/06/2013

FIND - a collaboration between the Public Art Programme and the Linenhall Arts Centre A series of commission opportuities for visual artists living in, or from, Co Mayo


(Arts & Culture)
FIND aims to realise a series of temporary artworks/installations/events in and around the town of Castlebar. The works will be installed within walking distance of each other and found via maps provided to the public. The Linenhall Arts Centre will act as central headquarters/studio for participating artists and audience alike.
This project is the first collaboration of the Linenhall Arts Centre and the Mayo County Council Public Art Programme. The series of temporary installations in and around Castlebar, created by Mayo based artists in response to this brief will culminate in a special event in Spring 2014, hosted from the Linenhall Arts Centre including talks, tour of artworks and networking opportunities.
SEE ATTACHED BRIEF FOR FULL DETAILS
Deadline for applications - 9th September 2013


FIND - a collaboration between the Public Art Programme and the Linenhall Arts Centre A series of commission opportuities for visual artists living in, or from, Co Mayo-read the full story.

Posted: 13/06/2013

official launch of‘Instinct’ A new permanent public art work for Ballina Riverside Walkway By Rachel Joynt


(Arts & Culture)
Mayo County Council
Has the pleasure of inviting you to the official launch of
‘Instinct’
A new permanent public art work for Ballina Riverside Walkway
By Rachel Joynt
Official launch by Cllr. Willie Nolan, Mayor of Ballina
Saturday 20th April 2013 at 2pm
Meet at the sculpture on the riverside walkway, Barrett Street, near car park and play ground. Reception after and exhibition at Ballina Arts Centre, Barrett Street, Ballina, Co Mayo
All Welcome, refreshments provided.
‘Instinct’ was commissioned by Mayo County Council and funded by the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government under the Percent for Art Scheme.
For further information please contact Gaynor Seville, Public Art Co-ordinator, gseville@mayococo.ie 094 904 7561


official launch of‘Instinct’ A new permanent public art work for Ballina Riverside Walkway By Rachel Joynt -read the full story.

Posted: 10/04/2013

Public Art Sculpture Commission - Westport, Co Mayo


(Arts & Culture)
Budget €53,000

Westport Town Council invites artists to develop proposals for a new permanent sculptural commission to celebrate Westport winning the Irish Times award of Best Place to Live in Ireland.

Deadline for all applications is Monday 8th April 2013





Public Art Sculpture Commission - Westport, Co Mayo -read the full story.

Posted: 07/02/2013

REMNANT -A Performance Art Symposium in Ballina, Co Mayo - Saturday 29th September 2012


(Arts & Culture)
REMNANT

A Performance Art Symposium in Ballina, Co Mayo

Ballina Arts Centre/Jackie Clarke Museum/Civic Offices Gallery

Saturday 29th September 2012

Artists:

Amanda Coogan

Dominic Thorpe

Aideen Barry

With guest speaker Nigel Rolfe



REMNANT -A Performance Art Symposium in Ballina, Co Mayo - Saturday 29th September 2012 -read the full story.

Posted: 08/08/2012

Launch event of Aideen Barry's 'Minefield' at Ballina Arts Centre Saturday 24th March 2012


(Arts & Culture)
Time: Official Launch Event - 6.00pm
Artist’s Talk – 4.30pm

Guest Speaker: Aidan Dunne Art Critic with The Irish Times

There will be a talk by the artist at 4.30pm. Aideen will discuss her extensive and multi versatile practice, which spans a range of art forms and approaches, including sculpture, performance, drawing and animation. She will discuss the Minefield commission and give an insight into the many collaborations that take place within the production processes of her work. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and hear from one of the country’s most exciting artists. The talk is free and open to everyone, to book a place contact the arts centre on 096 73593 or email ballinaartscentre@gmail.com


Launch event of Aideen Barry's 'Minefield' at Ballina Arts Centre Saturday 24th March 2012-read the full story.

Posted: 29/02/2012

Knock Sculpture Commission


(Arts & Culture)
Mayo County Council, on behalf of Swinford Community Recreation Centre Ltd invites submissions from experienced artists for a public art project at Knock Airport. The artwork will be a figurative bronze sculpture depicting Monsignor Horan.
Proposals should include designs for a figurative bronze sculptural work, depicting Monsignor Horan at a minimum of 1.5 x life size, with appropriate plaque and surround/plinth, to be designed by the artist.
The artist should outline a budget which will cover design, production, supply and installation, inclusive of all costs, VAT, insurance and other charges.
All briefing documents are available via www.etenders.gov.ie Register on the website as a supplier to search for and access information relating to the commission.



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Posted: 29/11/2011

Free Concert - Ballintubber Abbey Sunday 16th October, 8pm ConTempo Quartet


(Arts & Culture)
Ian Wilson's 'Still Life in Green and Red'
Composed especially for Co Mayo as part of the 'Landmark' Public Art Programme.
40 minute work for string quartet and soundtrack inspired by the people of Mayo.


Free Concert - Ballintubber Abbey Sunday 16th October, 8pm ConTempo Quartet-read the full story.

Posted: 04/10/2011

Public Art Commissions - Ballina Commission 1 – Ballina Arts Centre – Budget €20,000 Commission 2 – Ballina Riverside Walkway – Budget €35,000


(Arts & Culture)
Mayo County Council invites artists to develop proposals for two new commissions. The first is for a permanent wall based, suspended or window mounted internal artwork in the foyer of the newly developed Ballina Arts Centre. All artforms will be considered though the outcome is assumed to be permanent.

A second commission is for the new nearby Riverside Walkway. It is envisaged that the artwork for the Walkway will be sculptural due to the nature of the proposed site and the fact that North East Mayo has very few examples of sculptural work.

deadline for all applications is Monday 17th October.


Public Art Commissions - Ballina Commission 1 – Ballina Arts Centre – Budget €20,000 Commission 2 – Ballina Riverside Walkway – Budget €35,000 -read the full story.

Posted: 16/08/2011

Official Launch Event for new sculpture in Kilkelly


(Arts & Culture)
‘Echo, Again’, the new sculpture by artist Vivienne Roche in Kilkelly adds the finishing touch to the improvements in the town centre and will be officially launched on Thursday 26th May at 3pm.

Official Launch Event for new sculpture in Kilkelly-read the full story.

Posted: 11/05/2011

CONNECT - Mayo County Council Artist’s Professional Development Training Opportunity Fake Public Art Panel


(Arts & Culture)
Date: Saturday 4th June, 10.30am – 5pm
Venue: Macalla Hall, Lough Lannagh Holiday Village, Castlebar
Cost: FREE

How do Public Art selection panels work? How can you improve your chances of securing commissions?


CONNECT - Mayo County Council Artist’s Professional Development Training Opportunity Fake Public Art Panel -read the full story.

Posted: 04/05/2011

‘LANDMARK’ – Public Art Programme in Castlebar, Co. Mayo


(Arts & Culture)
Commissioned Artists and Connect professional development programme announced

‘LANDMARK’ – Public Art Programme in Castlebar, Co. Mayo -read the full story.

Posted: 08/02/2011

En Route by Aileen Lambert - Saturday 18th Sept. event in Ballindine


(Arts & Culture)
Would you like to get outdoors and visit some local sites in the Ballindine and Tulrahan areas? If so you might be interested in a tour taking place on Saturday 18th Sept.

Mayo County Council and artist Aileen Lambert are extending an invitation to members of the public to join them in a bus and walking tour of sites related to old routes.


En Route by Aileen Lambert - Saturday 18th Sept. event in Ballindine-read the full story.

Posted: 19/08/2010

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