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Upper Hunter Shire Council | Expressions of Interest: Merriwa Silo Public Art Project

The Upper Hunter Shire Council are calling upon Expressions of Interest for a public art project at Merriwa Silo.
 

Project Description

The Merriwa Silo Public Art Project is a site specific project to be located on the front facade of the Merriwa Silos. The project budget incorporates all costs including artist fees, production of artwork, installation, certification and compliance costs. The silo is owned by GrainCorp. Council will be entering into an agreement with GrainCorp to facilitate the artwork. The proposed art work was identified as a high priority project in the Merriwa Town Centre Master Plan 2016.
 

Concept

The concept for the work should focus on the themes of the local community including its historical and/or agricultural ties. Merriwa is a town of 1790 people (2011 census) that serves the local cropping and grazing industries located on the Golden Highway, mid-way between Newcastle and Dubbo the town is a tourist and transport service town.
 

Proposal and Support Material

The EOI submission must include: