galway2020 wild atlantic way open call art competition

Open Call €5,000 Art Sculpture Piece Commission

Sigma Retail Partners wishes to commission public art sculptures, funded by Gateway Retail Park.

Are you an emerging young artist in Ireland? Are you looking for a free open call art competition? We have a sculpture artist job callout, and we need you.

We are looking for a local artist to design a piece of art (sculpture) to be placed in Gateway Retail Park. There is a €5,000 bursary cheque for the artwork, which should reflect the theme: Wild Atlantic Way, sustainability and the community.

Conditions to participate in the art competition:

The piece must be between 1 to 3 meters, made from sustainable materials and must also be weather durable. The winning art piece, selected by a panel of judges, will be in place by 30th June.

Gateway Retail Park wants to invite student-level and emerging artists to participate, this is a free open call and great opportunity to showcase your creativity. Submission will close on 2nd March.

How to submit an application for the commissioned artists’ competition:

* A plan outlining general ideas for the commission and the artistic concept of the proposed work. (Please, limit your response to 1500 words and 10 images.)
* An up-to-date C.V.
* Selection of examples of recent work (web links or e-file).
* Examples of previous commissions and/or references.

Please, submit the requested work in only 1 (one) PDF Document.

Find the artist callout application form here.

Artist Callout Commission Official Poster

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