PUBLIC ART COMMISSION: Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge
Galway City Council under the Per Cent for Art Scheme invite artist(s) to submit proposals for a public art commission.
Public Art Commission: Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge
Title: Public Art Commission
Commission: Galway City Council
Location: Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge, Galway City
Timescale: May 2023 to Jan/Feb 2024.
Deadline for stage one expression of interest: June 16th 2023 5pm
Budget: €47,750 (All Inclusive)
Galway City Council under the Per Cent for Art Scheme invite artist(s) to submit proposals for a public art commission. Proposals are welcome from both individuals and collaborative artistic teams.
The purpose of the percent for art scheme is to commission artists to create new and ambitious work. Proposed outcomes can be permanent, ephemeral, temporary or semi-permanent in nature. In line with the Percent for Art National Guidelines 2004, the commission is open to all art forms.
This project is part Galway City Council Public Art Programme, funded under the Per Cent for Art Scheme as part of the Galway Transport Strategy (GTS).
Open Call: This is a Stage Two Stage Open Call.
Advertisement of Commission - 26/05/2023 & 07/06/2023
Online information session for artists - 20/06/2023 @ 10am
Deadline for receipt of stage 1 submission - 19/07/2023 @ 5pm
Notification of Shortlisting Decisions - 28/07/2023
Site Visit - 04/08/2023 @ 12 noon
Deadline for receipt of Stage 2 submission - 31/08/2023
Announcement of Stage 2 decision - 12/09/2023
Email email@example.com to register for the information session using the subject line: Public Art Commission.
Artist's brief and application form available here:
Salmon Weir Bridge PerCent4Art Artist Brief Galway City Council 2023
Galway City Council information on Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge here.
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FAQ (document updated every week with any queries in relation to commission) here: