December 18, 2018

Percent for Art Commission | Scoil Aoife Community National School, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Application deadline: 25 February 2019.

Scoil Aoife Community National School have made a decision to commission an engaging permanent artwork(s) for the exterior space of their school. They hope that this piece of work will enhance the school environment.

Budget: €37000

Please read Artists Brief HERE: Percent-for-Art-Brief-Scoil-Aoife-CNS.pdf

The selection process will take the form of a Two Stage Open Competition. It is open to all interested professional artists at any stage of their career or experience. It is anticipated that the project will be complete by the end of October 2019.

Stage 1
Artists are invited to express their interest in being considered for this project at the first stage of this commission. Artists may do this by completing the application form and submitting a CV, images, details of recent relevant works, past projects, as well as a brief outline/sketch of what they would envisage for this commission based on their knowledge of the school, its location, its ethos and its characteristic values.

Stage 2
From the completed Stage 1 applications; a shortlist of artists will be selected by panel jury. Stage 2 short listed artists will be paid a concept development fee of €200 to work on a detailed proposal for final selection. A Stage 2 brief will be available to shortlisted artists and a site visit is expected at this stage. Scoil Aoife CNS reserves the right not to proceed with any submissions received.

Applications sent to:

Scoil Aoife Community National School,
Citywest Drive,
Dublin 24

The Selection Panel will consist of members of the school staff, parents representative, an independent artist and a local business representative.

Applicants can make enquiries via email regarding the commission to Stacey McAuley at or/and to Sarah O Reilly at

Percent for Art Commission | Scoil Aoife Community National School, Tallaght, Dublin 24