Open Call for Three New Art Opportunities

‘…the lives we live’ is currently inviting artists and curators to apply for one of three art commission opportunities associated with three distinct building projects currently in development at Grangegorman. This is a One-Stage-Only Open Competition enabling artists/curators to engage with the various architects and end-users in the development of proposals. Q&A session took place on 19th June. The closing date for applications is midday Friday 30th August 2019.

For details and how to apply, see here
The deadline has now passed however the selection process is still ongoing.




  • Design Team Presentations and Information

    A Q&A day took place in Grangegorman on 19th June with a member of each of the three architect design teams presenting on their project. These presentations and their audio recordings are available below.

    1.   Central Quad, TU Dublin

    Simon Carter, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Presentation | Central Quad 

    Audio Link 13:04 mins

    Two site tours of the Central Quad took place on Friday, 12th July, 2019. Each tour visited the main foyer and atrium areas and images from the tour are available below. Please note that no further visit can take place after this date due to construction.

    Central Quad Artist Site Tour Images | click here


    2.   West Quad, TU Dublin

    Glenn O’Brien, Heneghan Peng Architects

    Presentation | West Quad

    Audio Link 16:22 mins

    The West Quad was submitted to Dublin City Council for planning permission on 18th July. To view the plans, search for GSDZ3536/19 on their website here.


    3.   Residential Care Neighbourhood, HSE

    Valerie Mulvin, McCullough Mulvin Architects

    Presentation | Residential Care Neighbourhood

    Audio Link 23:08 mins


  • Queries

    All queries must be submitted in writing to The queries and responses will be updated on a regular basis up to two weeks before the deadline on 30th August 2019. Queries for this process are now closed.

    Click here for the full list of queries | Queries Three Art Opportunities
  • Selection Panel

    There is one Selection Panel which is independent and will view all applications. The Panel comprises:

    Ciarán Benson, Chair Grangegorman Public Art Working Group

    Christina Kennedy, Senior Curator Irish Museum of Modern Art

    Brian Fay, Artist, TU Dublin

    Derek Dockrell, HSE

    Gerard Byrne, Artist

    Luke McManus, Community Representative for the Grangegorman Development Agency

    Shih – Fu Peng, Heneghan Peng Architects, Build 1: West Quad

    Simon Carter, Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects, Build 2: Central Quad

    Valerie Mulvin, McCullough Mulvin Architects, Build 3: Residential Care Neighbourhood