Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Euan Ogilvie, SEA 2011

Sculpture and Environmental Art from The Glasgow School of Art on Vimeo.

PAR+RS Public Art Scotland Tender Opportunity

Working with Creative Scotland, PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland aims to influence, inform and educate people working in the multiple areas of public art through providing critical but impartial presentation of the developments and discussions surrounding practice and projects within, primarily, Scotland.

PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland is owned by Creative Scotland and supported by an independent Advisory Group. Creative Scotland is offering this opportunity for tender to allow PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland to retain a level of independence which has been regarded as integral since its inception. The successful tenderer will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a range of stakeholders, organisations and individuals to research, plan and deliver a clear and coherent online and offline programme that reflects current public art practice and discourse.

A fee of £15,000 (including VAT) is available for a 12 month period to achieve the following:
• a strong on line and off line programme that reflects current public art practice and discourse from a wide range of participants and policy makers
• a 3 year development plan for PAR+RS and its programme
• a marketing strategy to support the above development plan
• a growing network of strategic partnerships and relationships

We see the resource as developmental and are interested in the range of approaches that can further the aims of PAR+RS: Public Art Scotland. Any organisation / individual will need to demonstrate how their input and approach will be instrumental and pro active.

Key requirements for tenderer:
• demonstrable knowledge of the public art sector in Scotland and beyond
• understanding of the various stakeholders, organisations and individuals involved in public art projects and developments
• ability to develop partnerships across various sectors, individuals and agencies
• ability to manage multiple priorities
• ability to manage staff
• ability to manage budgets
• track record and experience of working with / through online platforms
• event management and marketing experience (direct or indirect)

The deadline for submissions is Friday 29 July 2011 at 17:00.

For a full brief, please contact anne.petrie@creativescotland.com

This opportunity is available in: All Scotland

For further information, please contact anne.petrie@creativescotland.com (Anne Petrie), or call 0131 523 0063, or visit http://www.publicartscotland.com. The deadline is Friday 29 July 2011 at 17:00.

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