Ancient Connections: Public Art Project announced
Call for artists! Major new public art commission for Ferns and St Davids.
Pembrokeshire County Council and Wexford County Council wish to appoint an artist or artists to create two new pieces of public art, one in Ferns and one in St Davids as part of Ancient Connections with a total maximum budget of €175,000 to include all costs.
The artworks must be linked either visually or conceptually and be made from sustainable materials. Cross-border collaborations are welcomed.
The contract will be awarded in two Stages. Stage 1 is an Open Call for Expressions of Interest. Applicants are invited to present an artistic approach to the brief, not a design proposal.
From these submissions, a shortlist of five artists will be selected by a cross-border panel. These artists will be invited to make site visits, meet communities and develop designs and a costed proposal.
A fee of €1500 will be paid to these artists.
Deadline Monday 21st September.
All submissions and enquiries MUST be made through Etender Wales Bravo Solution.
Applicants will need to register. Once logged in you will be able to access the full brief and tender details by looking within the PQQ section.
Please search within the ‘PQQ open to all suppliers’ section and look for ‘Procurement of Public Art Pieces for Ancient Connections’