Calling for Artists!

Major new public art commission for Ferns and St Davids...

Pembrokeshire County Council and Wexford County Council wish to appoint an artist/s 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 short list 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 €1,500 will be paid to these artists.

Image by Juraj Varga from Pixabay

Deadline Monday 21 September

All submissions and enquiries MUST be made through Etender Wales Bravo Solution.

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

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. Search within the ‘PQQ open to all suppliers’ section and look for ‘Procurement of Public Art Pieces for Ancient Connections’

Kitty Parsons

Kitty Parsons

Kitty is an incomer, with five summers under her belt and the knowledge that even the wettest and greyest of winters have not diminished her love of Pembrokeshire. She knows she will never live long enough to be considered a local but hopes to leave some small mark through writing about this beautiful county and its people.

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