Forestry Commission seeking ARTIST OR CREATIVE PRACTITIONER

July 19, 2013

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ which will see two artists or teams of artists appointed to support the development of a new woodland park encourage local residents to get involved, get active and be inspired by their local woodland green space. As part of the Creative Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage funding for Year of Natural Scotland 2013, Forestry Commission Scotland has been awarded funding to support two unique Artist In Residence opportunities which will form part of an exciting project to develop a new inner city woodland park as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Legacy. A Breath of Fresh Air will see two artists or teams of artists, with a passion for the natural environment, appointed to support the development of a new woodland park and raise awareness within the local community of what benefits access to woodlands green space can bring.The artists will work closely with staff from both Forestry Commission Scotland and Clyde Gateway to understand the aspirations of the project and with local residents and organisations to ensure the works produced reflect their views.There are two contracts available.This opportunity is available in: All ScotlandFor further information, please contact Tom.wallace@forestry.gsi.gov.uk Tom Wallace, or visit http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-8xle7u. The deadline is Saturday 10 August 2013 at 00:00.

via Creative Scotland: ARTIST OR CREATIVE PRACTITIONER.

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