Per cent for art commission | Hedgestown National School, Lusk, Co Dublin

Hedgestown National School in Lusk, County Dublin, invites expressions of interest from artists for a Per Cent for Art Scheme commission for their new primary school funded by the Department of Education and Science.

The artwork is to be located inside the main entrance on a wall spanning circa 6 meters in length. The artwork should draw creative inspiration from the local area, specifically the heritage of the original Hedgestown School which was a hunting lodge during the 1860s.

Please read the brief for further details about the commission, school and location.


The total budget for the commission is €34,300, including all artist expenses and VAT.

Deadline (Stage one)

Friday 26 May 2023.

Applications may be submitted by email to with the subject line ‘Percent for Art Scheme.


This is a two-stage open competition. A submission fee of €500 will be paid to the 3 artists shortlisted on receipt of submissions. For further information regarding the commission, and to download a copy of the brief and application form please click on the following link: Artist brief (PDF, 0.4 MB)





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