Public Art Commission Opportunity - 1916

The arts office are seeking proposals from artists which will reflect on the themes, activities and characters that feature in the Fingal experience of 1916. We are accepting proposals from all art-forms and artists working in all media. The budget is €35,000 and will take the form of a two stage competition, Stage 1 will assess initial proposals for shortlist and Stage 2 will invite shortlisted artists to develop a more detailed proposal.The Commemorations Committee will be available to interested artists who want to research the theme further and production support is available from Fingal Arts Office.

The brief highlights two general Commemoration Public Information sessions which are taking place in Castleknock at the Castleknock Hotel and Country Club, May 5th from 7pm – 9pm and in Swords at the Carnegie Library, May 7th from 7pm – 9pm. These sessions may be useful for those wishing to make a proposal but all information will be available through the arts office and the Commemorations Committee prior to the stage 1 submission deadline on 11th of June.

Deadline for stage 1 proposals, 11th of June 2015, by post/hand only.

For further information please contact

Caroline Cowley
Public Art Co-ordinator
Fingal County Council
Arts Office
Community, Recreation & Amenities Department
t.01 8708449
f.01 8905102
m.087 1201924