Artist Opportunity: Award Piece Commission

25 Jul 2023

Artist Opportunity: Award Piece Commission

The Arts & Business NI Awards in partnership with Forestside, celebrate the best in creative partnerships between the business and arts sectors in Northern Ireland. For over 30 years, the Awards have been shining a light on remarkable creative collaborations and inspiring new connections between the sectors.

At the glittering annual Awards ceremony, each winner is presented with a high-quality piece of locally produced art to keep as a reminder of their success.

This year, Arts & Business NI are seeking trophy artworks which reflect the theme of ‘connection’. Artists are invited to submit design proposals for the Award Pieces in response to the brief which can be found at the link below.

The total fee for this commission (15 award pieces) is £4,000. Submission of design proposal along with a CV required by noon on 29 August 2023 to

Download Award Piece Brief

Image Caption: Previous Arts and Business NI Award pieces (left to right) by Sasha McVey Ceramics, Lynsay-Erin Mercer and Karen Daye-Hutchinson. 

The Arts & Business NI Award piece commission is sponsored by Bank of Ireland 

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Arts & Business NI is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.