New Artist Commission Opportunity, Cork.

16 July, 2014

New Artist Commission Opportunity - HSE Mental Health Setting, Cork - Deadline: 5 August 2014

HSE Cork Mental Health Service is developing a new 50-bed acute adult mental health in-patient unit on the Cork University Hospital (CUH) campus. The new unit will replace the existing 46-bed unit (called South Lee Adult Mental Health Unit (SLMHU)), which is located elsewhere on the hospital campus.

As part of this development the HSE has secured funding under the Per Cent for Art Scheme to commission artwork(s) for the new unit. A HSE SLMHU New Build Arts Working Group has been established and the Working Group now wish to commission an artist to create ambitious and original work which will be displayed / installed / take place in the new unit.

Create, the national development agency for Collaborative Arts has been engaged by the SLMHU New Build Arts Working Group to manage the commission. Create will be the primary point of contact for enquiries and short-listed artists.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm, 5 August, 2014.

You can download the artists pack/brief which is available on the Create website -


Please direct any enquiries to Patrick Fox, Director, Create.

Email:, Tel: 01-4736600

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