Per cent for art commission | St. Mary’s BNS Maynooth

St. Mary’s Boys’ National School in Maynooth invite artists in all art form disciplines and practice to submit expressions of interest to work with the school community, on a commission to mark the construction of a new three-storey, 24 classroom school building and special needs unit. The commission may include artists-in-residence programmes, commissioning of artwork (temporary and permanent) across art forms and include digital media, and may include collaborative work practice.

The commission is funded under the Per Cent for Art scheme, funded by the Department of Education and Skills.

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


The budget is €49,000, to include all costs associated with the commission.

Deadline (Stage one)

12 noon Friday 11 June 2021


This is a two-stage application process. Artists who are shortlisted for stage two will receive a fee of €300 to prepare a submission. For further information regarding the commission, and to download a copy of the brief please click on the following link (PDF, 0.48MB)


Applicants can make enquiries regarding the commission to Lucina Russell, Arts Officer, email; or by telephone + 353 87 239 9212.





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