Art in the Public Realm – Artist Opportunity.
Penarth Learning Community, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.
External Public Artwork Commission.
Deadline 27 November 2013
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has appointed EMP Projects to work with them to develop and manage a public art programme for the Penarth Learning Community.
Penarth Learning Community (PLC) is an exciting new building for St Cyres School and a new school, Ysgol y Deri to accommodate the existing SEN schools, Ysgol Erw’r Delyn, Ysgol Maes Dyfan and Ashgrove. This is a key facility for the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s 21st Century Schools Investment Programme with funding for the scheme provided by Welsh Government.
We would like to engage an artist with a strong, international reputation and a practice, who is sympathetic to the principles of this project. The artist is expected to work intensively with the staff, pupils and the design team to identify opportunities for an external artwork(s) within the grounds of PLC. The commission could be in the for of:
• A standalone or integrated artwork within the landscaping, which would create character and provide an opportunity for educational expression for pupils.
• The development of bespoke functional outdoor artworks and teaching facilities (such as shelter structures, sensory gardens and bespoke play areas.)
The overall budget for this commission is £49,000.00
To register your Expression of Interest and to receive an application pack, please email Rachel Harris via eWmail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quote Ref: PLC External Artwork Commission.
You will need to request of an expression of interest application pack, including the ‘Brief to Artist’ prior to submitting your expression of interest. Deadline for the submission of your expression of interest is: Wednesday 27th November 2013 by 17:00pm.
The Selection Panel intends to select a maximum of four artists’ for interview.
Interviews will take place at Leadbitter, Penarth Learning Community, Site Office, Sully
Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, on the Monday 2nd December 2013.
Please note: We are unable to respond to all applicants, only the those who have been shortlisted for interview.