Now open for applications – Public Art commission for Thurcroft

2nd October 2018

Now open for applications- Lead Artist opportunity for Public Art commission for Thurcroft, Rotherham S66 (2018-2019).


A creative response that provides a place for families to stop, stay, eat, play with creative sensory and imaginative elements suitable for small children.

LEAD ARTIST: Fee £10,700 (inclusive of travel and VAT)

Includes at least 10 community based workshops and three public events.

Materials and installation of co-created outdoor piece suitable for young children and families @ £3,500

We have a budget to allow for Skills Training as a legacy for the project for local people.

It is expected that further funding will be sought dependant on the development of ideas and subsequent costs.

TIMESCALES: Deadline for applications: Thursday 1st November 12 noon

  • Community workshop delivery: November 2018 – March 2019
  • Final piece proposal: End of May 2019
  • Installation: September 2019

The Artist will be supported by ROAR and the Local Neighbourhood Team.

A full, detailed Artist Brief which includes how to apply is available to download here.