Public art project – Artist opportunity in Keynsham
Keynsham Timeline – public art
Opportunity for artist
community engagement for the Keynsham Clock Tower commission, it became
apparent that there was a wealth of feeling, affection and desire to highlight
the town’s history. Residents wanted to
draw attention to Keynsham’s significance for the wider area in times gone by,
both to re-assert its heritage and to stimulate interest from both young and
old in the future. It has been agreed to
chronicle this information in a ‘Timeline’, engaging schools and residents
The location of
the Timeline will be on the Bath Hill side of the new town centre civic development,
on the walls of the planting beds which are either side of the steps and
walkway leading to the civic buildings.
We are now
seeking an artist who is an experienced, professional illustrator.
will work with the local history group, civic society, and seven local schools
to create illustrations and designs for the nine Timeline panels.
The fee £5,300
The cost of
fabrication of the final panels is met from a separate budget.
appointed will work with the community during late summer 2014, and deliver
sessions in schools during the autumn term 2014. The artist will engage children and young
people to develop their ideas and use this source material to create nine
panels of images to a consistent style and high standard of illustration.
artist will work with a sub-committee of the Keynsham Arts Advisory Group,
Keynsham Town Council, and Bath & North East Somerset Council throughout
the duration of the project
If you are
interested in this opportunity:
Arts Development Manager, email@example.com
to request a
copy of the Artist’s Brief for this project.
When you have
received the brief, please supply the information requested in the brief by Friday
25 July, 10.00am