This is a true story: An artist attends an interview for a site-specific public art commission involving aspects of community participation. Within a few days she is told she did not get the job. Simu… Continue Reading Anonymous: It’s popular, but what’s the value?
A commission will lead to a contract for you, as an artist, to create something to a specified brief. That brief is set by the commissioner and can be very loose or very specific. While this article d… Continue Reading Briefs and contracts for public art commissions
The first stage of a commission is when a commissioner approaches an artist for ‘An expression of interest’. What is an ‘expression of interest’ and how do I respond? This is just what it says. A com… Continue Reading Public art commissions: expressions of interest
Learn how to develop a relationship with your commissioner so that you each get what you need out of the commission. For the artist It is your responsibility to deliver something of quality that is t… Continue Reading Working relationships in public art commissions