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Buckley Public Art Commission – £35,000

Buckley Public Art Commission – £35,000

Commission for the creation of public art work at the Buckley War Memorial site, north Wales.


This contract is in Buckley, Wales.


Flintshire County Council is commissioning a public art work at the Buckley War Memorial site, north Wales.

The commission is open internationally to both professional artists or groups of artists that have sufficient proven experience to manage the process of design, fabrication and installation of a work of public art.

  • Deadline for initial proposal – midnight 22 September 2017
  • An inclusive fee of £500 is available to each short-listed artist as payment for a fully worked-up proposal.
  • A further inclusive fee of £35,000 is available to the selected artist.



To apply for this commission, we require a short proposal containing:

  • an initial sketch or design
  • an artist’s statement describing the theme / idea
  • a description of the materials you are proposing to use
  • a brief description of fabrication and installation methods
  • an initial budget
  • a CV and/or evidence of previous work

Artists should be minded to ensure the initial sketch or design along with the artist statement describing the theme, consist of no more than two sheets of A4 or one sheet of A3 in total.

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Michael Powell
25 Watling Street, 
Llanrwst, LL26 0LS
+44 (0)1492 642291


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Buckley War Memorial Commission

  • Where do I send my initial proposal?
    Please email your completed initial proposal to
  • How many proposals can I submit?
    There is no limit to the number of initial proposals you submit.
  • Can I get higher resolution images of the current site?
    Yes, you can download them here (click link): Higher Resolution Images of Buckley War Memorial
  • How many proposals will be shortlisted?
    Three proposals will be shortlisted.