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Phase IV: 2009 - 2010

The following public art commissions, funded through the Per Cent for Art Scheme will be completed during 2010: 

  • Cluain Charman Housing Scheme, Enniscorthy / Martin Lyttle
    Wexford County Council is pleased to announce that a new sculpture 'Cherries' by Carlow stone sculptor Martin Lyttle has been sited in Cluain Charman Estate, Enniscorthy Town.  The work, as the name suggests, comprises of three large black cherries.  This commission was funded by Per Cent for Art monies generated from the Cherryorchard Phase II Housing Scheme.

          New Sculpture for Enniscorthy

          Cherries_big

  • M11 Gorey to Arklow Link / Alex Pentek 
    Wexford County Council is pleased to announce that a new landmark sculpture has been installed on the M11, Gorey to Arklow Link.  The work, by artist Alex Pentek, depicts an 8 metre long, 4.5 metre tall origami inspired design, represnting a hedgehog.  This commission is being funded by Per Cent for Art monies generated from teh construction of the M11 Gorey to Arklow Link.

          Landmark Sculpture on the M11

          New Hedgehog Image

  • Bunclody Main Drainage Scheme / Declan Breen 
    A new sculpture 'Harmony of Leaves' by Declan Breen has been sicted on the Mall in Bunclody Town.  The work comprisees of two bronze lime tree leaves and three large spheres on a granite base.  This commission is being funded by Per Cent for Art monies generated from the Bunclody Sewerage Scheme.

           New Sculpture for Bunclody Town

           Image of 'Harmony of Leaves'

  • Cluain Charman Housing Scheme, Ennsicorthy / Martin Lyttle 
    A sculpture, comprising of a group of three cherry forms, carved in Kilkenny limestone.

  • The Ros Tapestries, exhibited in the Ros Tapestry Exhibition Centre, New Ross, depict events around the Anglo-Norman arrival to the South East of Ireland. Fifteen striking embroidered panels, six by four foot in scale depict a dramatic presentation of the Norman Experience in Ireland. 

    Wexford County Council has commissioned one Ros Tapestry panel from the Per Cent for Art Allocation arising from the New Ross Main Drainage Scheme: ‘Exchange: the Irish and Normans mingle at the Fair’. This is the concluding panel in the collection and represents the Normans’ modernising influence on Ireland by the introduction of European commerce and International trade. 
    W: www.rostapestry.com   E: info@rostapestry.ie   T: 051 44539

    Ros Tapestry

     


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