Per cent for art commission | N22, County Cork

Cork County Council and TII (Transport Infrastructure Ireland), under the Per Cent for Art Scheme invite submissions from professional artist(s) or artist collectives in any artform or combination of artform for two public art commissions valued at €30,000 each as part of the N22 Baile Bhuirne – Macroom Road Development.

The N22 Baile Bhuirne – Macroom Road Development includes the construction of 22km of dual carriageway which will be primarily constructed offline of the existing N22. The commissioners welcome ambitious and innovative proposals that have the capacity to connect with communities in the physical, social, environmental, cultural and historical contexts of the Baile Bhuirne to Macroom area.

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


Total budget for the commission is €30,000 for each commission, inclusive of artists’ fees and expenses, project realisation, documentation and VAT.


11pm Sunday 23 October 2022

Information session

There will be an online information session at 11am Wednesday 5 October 2022 on Zoom:
Meeting ID: 886 0077 1837 Passcode: 678977

Site visit

There will be an in-person site visit on Wednesday 12 October 2022. Artists must register in advance by emailing as there is limited capacity.


This is a two–stage open competition. Stage one is a public open call from which a shortlist of artists will be invited to develop their proposals further. A fee of €350 will be paid to shortlisted artists. Click on the following link to download a copy of the brief (2.2 MB, PDF).

Please note, applicants must make a ‘YourCouncil’ account in order to apply, and can do so at the following link





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