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April 17, 2018

Per Cent for Art Commission | Edmund Rice College, Carrigaline, Co. Cork

The closing date for receipt of Stage 1 applications: Friday 22 June, 12 noon

Edmund Rice College is a non-fee paying, co-educational secondary school under the patronage of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust located in Carrigaline, Co. Cork. The school is delighted to have been provided with a budget to commission works of art under the Per Cent for Art Scheme funded by the Department of Education and Skills.

Our school wishes to commission inspirational art that is reflective of the ethos, spirit, diversity and energy of our school. ERC’s Percent for Art Committee invites submissions that will be considered for commission. No specific theme or outcome is prescribed for this commission but the committee wishes that the eventual commission will impact positively on our students and staff members whilst also incorporating the school ethos. All art forms will be considered.

Budget: The proposed budget is €51,000 including VAT

Please read full Artist Brief here: Edmund Rice College Tender Document

The commissioning process is divided into two stages as follows:

Stage 1
Artists are invited to express their interest in being considered for this project. Artists may do this by submitting the following:
β€’ Preliminary sketches and ideas (as this is stage 1 of the process, detailed proposals are not required).
β€’ A CV and examples outlining details of relevant previous work if applicable.

If you wish to visit the school please contact the principal on info@erccarrigaline.ie or 021 437 3785 to arrange a mutually suitable time.

All Stage 1 submissions should be posted in hard copy to:
Per Cent for Art, Edmund Rice College, Carrigaline, Co. Cork P43 XC84

Stage 2
From the completed Stage 1 applications, a shortlist of artists will be selected by the Per Cent for Art Committee. Stage 2 short listed artists will be paid a concept development fee of €500 to work on a detailed proposal for final selection.

The selection panel consists of a representative of the Board of Management, representatives of staff members, a representative of the Parents’ Association, a practising independent visual artist, and a representative of the local community.

Applicants can make enquiries regarding the competition to info@erccarrigaline.ie .


Per Cent for Art Commission | Edmund Rice College, Carrigaline, Co. Cork