Bass Coast Shire Council

Cape Paterson Public Art Commission

Cape Paterson Public Art Commission

Expression of Interest

Commission value - $45,000

Council is extending an invitation to suitably experienced artists to create a contemporary public artwork to be situated in the township of Cape Paterson.

Artists are invited to submit design concepts that will deliver an innovative and engaging creative artwork that stands as a Place Statement.

The Cape Paterson Public Art Commission is being delivered as part of Council’s annual Public Art Program.

How to apply

You can review the Expression of Interest Document on the councils website and make an online application via SmartyGrants

Submissions close on Sunday, 20th October 2019 at 12.00am.

Site Visit

A site visit will be held on Friday, 13 September 2019. At 12:30pm starting at the Cape Paterson Community Hall, 565 Cape Paterson Road.

To register for the site visit please contact


To register for the Community Reference Group, or to share ideas or ask any questions please contact David Burrows, Team Leader Arts and Culture by email or phoning (03) 5671 2414 or 1300 BCOAST (226 278).


The Cape Paterson Public Art Commission is scheduled for the 2019/20 financial year and has a budget of $45,000.

In line with the Bass Coast Shire Council Public Art Sites and Themes Plan 2014-2024, the artwork should be site specific and represent the local area.

The project will be delivered in accordance with Council's Public Art Principles and Specifications for Public Art.


Thursday 22 August, 2019
Sunday 20 October, 2019
Bass Coast Shire Council
Venue Address
76 McBride Avenue, Wonthaggi

Victoria, , Cape Paterson

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Call for Artists