This seminar with consultant and curator Frances Lord is intended for makers who want to find out more about the opportunities and practical considerations involved in working on public art and large scale craft commissions. It takes place at R-Space, Lisburn on the 15th of August from 2pm-4pm.
The seminar will include case studies, discuss the role of the artist, skills required, selection methods, making proposals, budgets and fees, artists’ contracts, matching aspirations to budgets and trouble shooting.
Frances Lord is a consultant and curator with a background in crafts who specialises in developing and managing public art and commissioning projects. Clients include local authorities, healthcare trusts, environmental and regeneration agencies, museums and galleries. Frances is an Artistic Assessor (craft, design and pubilc art) for Arts Council England.
Date: 15 Aug
Admission: FREE – booking is required
Note: Frances Lord will also be giving a seminar directed towards local authority officers, architects, interior designers and landscape architects: ‘Commissioning artists for public spaces’ on the 16th of August at PLACE, Belfast.
Where: 32 Castle Street, Lisburn, BT27 4XE
Venue: R-Space @ the Linen Rooms, Lisburn