Wednesday, July 06, 2011


artist’s appointment at Shawlands Academy

The Shawlands Gate Project wishes to appoint an artist to co-ordinate a programme of engagement across Shawlands Academy, a large, non denominational school on the south side of Glasgow with around 1250 pupils, to explore the processes and challenges around creating art work in public / open air contexts.

It is anticipated artwork proposals will be created for exhibition in the school, within Shawlands and at Scotland Street Museum. A number of proposals for temporary and/or permanent public artworks may also be developed for installation at the school or other sites in Shawlands.

Working in collaboration with school staff, external specialists and delivery partners, the project is due to begin early September 2011 and be completed by the end of the year with contact time over 13 weeks commencing w/b 19th September (excluding half term).

A fee of £3,990 ex VAT is offered with additional allowances for special materials etc.

For further details, contact:

Lorenzo Mele, Senior Arts Officer, Glasgow Life – Arts

DEADLINE for applications: Friday 5th August 2011

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