December 8, 2017

Per Cent for Art Commission | Glanmire Community College, Cork

Application deadline: 12 February, 5pm

Glanmire Community College invites applications for a Per Cent for Arts competition arising from the construction of a new extension completed in 2016. The commissioned artwork is to be installed in a large second level (post-primary) school in Glanmire, Co.Cork.

Glanmire Community College is a co-educational secondary school located in Glanmire, Co.Cork. Opened in 1997 it has expanded to over 1,000 students. It is situated in a rural setting, on a spacious 12 acre site and equipped with modern buildings and facilities. The motto of the school β€˜NΓ­ neart go cur le chΓ©ile’ translates to β€˜a chain is only as strong as its weakest link’ or simply put UNITY.

The Budget for the commision is €35,000 (including VAT and all expenses).

For Artists Brief and Application Form, click here: Glanmire Community College BRIEF

This is a two stage commission process. A detailed project proposal is not required at stage 1.

Applicants will submit the following material for Stage 1:

1. Completed application form (hardcopy or USB) (See below)
2. An up to date C.V (hardcopy or USB)
3. Selection of images of recent work (hardcopy or USB)
4. A type written one page plan outlining general ideas for the commission
5. Two to four drawings, illustrations or other materials for the purpose of communicating the artistic concept of the proposed work
6. Examples of previous commisions or references.

The selection panel will be comprised of members of the school faculty, a representative from the parents council, a member of the board of management, the Cork County Council Arts Officer, the school architect and an independent artist.

Stage 2:
The selection panel will short list between 3 and 5 artists from expressions of interest received. Submission details for Stage 2 will be sent to short listed artists.
Shortlisted artists will prepare and deliver fully developed and budgeted proposals for assessment. A development fee of €500 (inc. vat and all other charges) will be provided to each of the shortlisted artists.

Please note all submissions should be posted in hard copy to:

Per Cent for Art Scheme,
Glanmire Community College,
Glanmire, Co.Cork.

Enquiries to:
School telephone: (021) 4822377
School website:

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