The chosen artist will be awarded a fee of £25,000 to create nine illustrations on the external shutter panels that speak to the rich history of Bishop Auckland and its vibrant future. The selectors include key members of The Auckland Project team including along with guest external judge Ted Carden, Assistant Professor, Northumbria School of Design, Northumbria University.
The call out is arranged by Arts&Heritage. Download the application pack which contains a brief, application form, and background information. Artists will be invited to share their existing portfolio of work and initial responses (250 words), with shortlisted artists invited to a paid interview.
The Auckland Project looks forward to receiving applications and moving one step closer to the public installation of illustrations on this groundbreaking building.