Visual Art Commission – Lewisham

September 27, 2007 by  

St Mary’s Primary School in Lewisham wishes to commission a visual artist to create an externally sited piece of work that will celebrate and commemorate the history and 175th anniversary in 2008 of the school. This work should:

  • Raise the recognition and profile of the school in the community
  • Enrich the school environment
  • Involve the whole school community in the creative process
  • Be thought provoking and inspiring
  • Recognise the past and look to the future
  • Be of high quality, durable and site specific
  • Create a legacy

If you are interested in collaborating with our school community to realise our ambitions you should:

  • Tell us why you are interested in this and what you would bring to the project
  • Explain how you have created work in the past in similar circumstances i.e. consulted and worked with a community and created site specific work that celebrates and commemorates a place or event
  • Describe the materials you usually work with

Please send this information (2 sides of A4 maximum) along with a CV and examples of your work to: Jane Hendrie Lewisham Education Arts Network The Albany, Douglas Way London SE8 4AG Tel: 020 8694 6622 .

Deadline for applications: Noon, Friday 5 October 2007

What next: Applicants that meet the brief will be invited to spend a day at the school on Thursday 18 October 2007 to understand the school and the community in order to complete a full proposal.


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