Per cent for art commission | St Conleths' schools, Newbridge, Co.Kildare

St. Conleth and Mary’s National School and St Conleth’s Infant School invite artist(s) in all artform disciplines and practice to submit expression of interest to work on a Per Cent for Art Scheme commission for their schools.

The theme for the commission is Hear My Voice. The commission may include artist(s) in residence programmes, the commissioning of artwork (temporary and permanent) across art forms that may include digital media and collaborative work practice. Applications that consider the physical school environment (the buildings and grounds, indoor and outdoor) as well as applications that directly engage the school community are welcome. It is expected that artist(s) will have previous experience of working in educational settings.

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


The total budget for the commission is €51,000, including all costs.

Deadline (Stage one)

12 noon, Tuesday 18 April 2023. Applications may be submitted by email to


This is a two-stage open competition. The 4 to 5 artists shortlisted for Stage 2 will receive an artist’s fee of €300 after presentation of their Stage 2 submission. For further information regarding the commission, and to download a copy of the brief, please see

Further information

All queries relating to the Per Cent for Art commission should be directed to Lucina Russell, Kidare County Council Arts Officer, Tel: 045 448 328; Mob: 087 2399212;





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