Per cent for art commission | Scoil an Athar Tadhg, Co. Cork

Scoil an Athar Tadhg in Cork wish to commission artist(s) to submit proposals for a piece (or complimentary pieces) of visual art to reflect the character and ethos of the school. The school’s Per Cent Art committee have chosen the following quote from An t-Uachtarán, Michael D. Higgins to provide the inspiration for the to-be commissioned piece(s) of visual art.

'Wherever you go around the world, you can say, I come from a place where we honour poets.'

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, school and location.


Total budget for the commission is €47,000, including all artist expenses and VAT.

Deadline (stage one)

17:00, Tuesday 13 September 2022


This is a two-stage open competition. Short-listed artists at stage two will be paid a concept development fee of €350 to work on a more detailed proposal for final selection. For further details and to download a copy of the brief please click on the following link (MS WORD: 1.5 MB):





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