Arts Tasmania - public art commissions open for application https://www.arts.tas.gov.au/public_art Latest public art commissions from Arts Tasmania. 242482 2020-05-20T10:51:35+10:00 New Norfolk Police Station https://www.arts.tas.gov.au/industry_development/public_art/commissions/075747

New Norfolk Police Station. Image: Google Maps

Location New Norfolk Police Station
Artwork Photo essay integrated into building fabric
Artwork budget $30 000 + GST
Project number 075747

Applications are open for the development of a photo-essay for the new New Norfolk Police Station building. The artwork will reference the story of the local police service and its role in the Derwent Valley.

The former police station building, constructed in 1967, due to be demolished in September 2020 can be made available to the successful artist/s. A significant collection of written records of day-to-day police activities in the Derwent Valley (subject to relevant permissions) is also available, as well as access to former police staff. Please contact the Arts Tasmania program officer for more information.

Photographers are encouraged to apply for this commission, and collaborations with a writer, architect or social/community historian will be welcomed.

Outcomes from this commission may help to inform the Artist Brief for a second commission for New Norfolk police station to be advertised in the second half of 2020.

This commission is open to Tasmanian artists only.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

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If you have any questions about this commission please contact David Patman on (03) 6165 6665 or david.patman@arts.tas.gov.au

Applications close Monday, 22 June 2020.

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240992 2020-05-12T16:00:49+10:00 Longford Police Station Part A https://www.arts.tas.gov.au/industry_development/public_art/commissions/079906-a

Longford Police Station

LocationCentral North Division Station, Longford
ArtworkPart A - Freestanding sculpture/s
Artwork budget$57 000 + GST
Project number079906

The Central North Division Station is a new policing hub for the Longford, Cressy, Evandale and Perth districts.

Applications are open to contemporary artists to create a dynamic and bold freestanding sculpture/s located at the front of the new purpose-built divisional headquarters in Longford. The artwork should be a significant landmark identifying the police station and embraced by the community.

This commission is open to Tasmanian artists only.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

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If you have any questions about this commission please contact Catherine Wolfhagen on (03) 6777 2791 or catherine.wolfhagen@arts.tas.gov.au

Applications close Monday, 29 June 2020.

241002 2020-05-12T16:01:02+10:00 Longford Police Station Part B https://www.arts.tas.gov.au/industry_development/public_art/commissions/079906-b

Longford Police Station

LocationCentral North Division Station, Longford
ArtworkPart B – Internal wall based graphic artwork
Artwork budget$15 000 + GST
Project number079906

The Central North Division Station is a new policing hub for the Longford, Cressy, Evandale and Perth districts.

Applications are sought from contemporary artists to create a graphic collage using archival material to celebrate the history of policing in the community.

The graphic collage could include police records, photos and other social history references to build up an artwork for the entry wall in the foyer area of the new station. The artwork should be a way of telling and sharing the community’s stories and identity.

This commission is open to Tasmanian artists only.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

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If you have any questions about this commission please contact Catherine Wolfhagen on (03) 6777 2791 or catherine.wolfhagen@arts.tas.gov.au

Applications close Monday, 29 June 2020.

239230 2020-05-05T15:27:40+10:00 New Town High School https://www.arts.tas.gov.au/industry_development/public_art/commissions/081556

New Town High School building

LocationNew Town High School, 6 Midwood Street, New Town
ArtworkVinyl artwork for interior partitions in multi-use space
Artwork budget$12 600 + GST
Project number081556

Applications are sought from Tasmanian designer/makers to create vinyl artwork for glazed surfaces and plasterboard wall areas used to partition a new multi-use space for Year 11 and 12 students. The space will include a break-out area, makers space and wet area.

The artwork design will help to connect and delineate these areas, but also allow unrestricted vision for teaching staff members.

This commission is open to Tasmanian artists only.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

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If you have any questions about this commission please contact Mish Meijers on (03) 6165 6672 or mish.meijers@arts.tas.gov.au

Applications close Monday, 8 June 2020.

231522 2020-04-21T13:47:35+10:00 Mersey Community Hospital https://www.arts.tas.gov.au/industry_development/public_art/commissions/080282
Location Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe
Artwork Artwork for the helipad pillars
Artwork budget $28 800 + GST
Project number 080282

Mersey Community Hospital helipadApplications are sought from visual artists to design artwork for the pillars supporting the helipad located at the front entrance of the hospital. The commission is for artwork that would enliven the area under the helipad and make it a more inviting space.

The new helipad has created a space underneath that is sheltered from the sun and rain. Staff and patients have been using this space to sit, socialise and eat their lunch. The helipad is made of concrete and has eight concrete pillars supporting the structure. The number of pillars that could support artwork will be determined by the artist’s design, the materials selected and the costs involved.

Tasmanian Aboriginal artists or a collaborative team including a Tasmanian Aboriginal artist, are encouraged to apply.

This commission is open to Tasmanian artists only.

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

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If you have any questions about this commission please contact Catherine Wolfhagen on (03) 6777 2791 or catherine.wolfhagen@arts.tas.gov.au

Applications close Monday, 8 June 2020.