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Public Art Co-Ordinator
Clare County Council is preparing to commission a variety of countywide Public Art projects that will result in the creation of new artwork and artistic projects in the County across a variety of artistic disciplines. These projects are funded under the Governments Per Cent for Art Scheme. Clare County Council is now looking to appoint a part-time public art co-ordinator. The closing date for receipt of applications is June 10th, 2016.
Full details are available here (PDF)

1916 Easter Rising - Commemorative Artwork Commission (Deadline February 26th, 2016)

Artists Brief
Location Diagram
Detail of proposed fencing

Issues arising from site visit

Cuan an Chláir Per Cent for Art Scheme Public Art Project

Brief (PDF)
Site drawing (PDF)
Site images (PDF)
Issues arising from Site Visit on October 23rd 2014 (PDF)

Commission for the Revenue Commissioners (Closing date February 21st, 2014)

Brief (PDF)
First floor (PDF)
Ground floor (PDF)
Issues arising at the site meeting – January 22nd, 2014:
The briefing document presents a framework for the commission(s), but artists may present proposals that deviate from that eg. art may be placed at other locations around the building, other than those highlighted but artists should include their strategy/thinking for such an approach.
The overall budget remains at €15k.
The commissioners will be commissioning a piece of art for the wall behind the reception desk.
The selection process can result in a number of commissions to a number of artists.
The successful artist(s) is required to provide a tax clearance certificate from the revenue commissioners. If the artist does not have one at the time of making the submission, they should indicate in their proposal that it is their intention to apply for one if successful. This is separate to the Artists Exemption from tax. Artists exemption is not required.

Willie Clancy Sculpture (November 2013)

Clare Public Art Strategy 2010-2014

Ennis Sculpture Initiative


Clare County Council Public Art Commissions:

Bláth na hInse (December 2018)

Mná Brian Ború (closing date June 26th, 2014)

The Clare Concerto by Dave Flynn

Veterans Memorial Brief - closing date July 5th, 2013

Kilmaley Voluntary Housing Commission (Closing Date April 5th, 2013)

Cultúrlann Sweeney, Kilkee - closing date September 7th, 2012

Ennis Information Age Town Sculpture

Kilmaley Voluntary Housing: Sing Us Another Story 2010

Scarriff Public Library - closing date 18 September 2009

Kilnasoolagh, Newmarket-on-Fergus

Clare Commons, Clarecastle - Confined Competition - Closing Date April 19th, 2007

Ruan - Confined Competition - Closing Date April 19th, 2007

Ennis By-Pass - Closing Date September 8th, 2006

2006 Cappa Pier - Closing Date November 18th, 2005

Shannon Roundabout - Closing Date November 18th, 2005

Corrib Drive/Riverwalk - Shannon - Closing Date November 18th, 2005

Radharc an tSéideáin, Corofin (2004)

N18/N19 Ballycasey to Dromoland Road Improvements Scheme: Uisce na hAbhann

Clare County Arts Office - Creation of Artistic Panel (2002)

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