A public artwork can mean any work of art in any media created or placed in a context where an engagement (active or passive) with a public ( small or large) is anticipated. The work may or may not be site specific.

Mary McCarthy is Director of the National Sculpture Factory, Cork. View more information here.

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Commission Call, Colaiste Ghlor na Mara, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

25 May 2017

Application deadline: Thursday 6 July, 12 noon Coláiste Ghlór na Mara is an Irish language multi-denominational secondary school, located in a this blog...

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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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