Artist Name(s) Paul Hickey
Artwork title Circles
Context/Background Per Cent for Art Commission for the new Donabate Community College in North County Dublin.

Paul created a highly colourful and meticulously crafted installation of thousands of hand-cut vinyl circles of different diameters, superimposed upon each other, for the corridors of the new Donabate Community College in Co Dublin. 


Paul worked with some of the students to install the work by hand

Commission Type Schools/Colleges
Commissioner Name Aisling Prior for County Dublin VEC
Commissioning process Curated competition
Project commission dates May 20, 2011 - September 20, 2011
Partners County Dublin VEC
Artform Visual Arts
Art Practice Arts and education
Funded By Dept. Education and Science
Percent for art Yes
Budget Range 0 - 10000 euro
Project commission start date 20/05/2011
Project commission end date 20/09/2011
Location Donabate Community College, Co Dublin
County Dublin
Town Dublin



Commission Call Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

16 August 2017

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Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.

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