Sculpture Dublin ran 5 open competitions, and 1 invited competition for the public commissions between September 2020 and April 2021. 

The selection panel for each commission included:

• Public representatives nominated by the Local Area Committees.

• Local community representatives nominated by Local Area Offices.

• Representatives from Parks, the Arts Office, the Hugh Lane and Sculpture Dublin Steering Group.

• External Art Experts nominated by Visual Artists Ireland.

• A non-voting Chair

The names of all selection panellists are published on the individual commission webpages.


RGB Sconce, Hold Your Nose by Alan Phelan, a temporary commission for the O'Connell Plinth was unveiled on 29 September 2021.

Smithfield Utah by Alan Butler, a permanent commission for Smithfield Square Lower, was unveiled on 18 October 2021.

THE BRIDGE: Fiacha Dhubha Fhionglaise ar Foluain (Finglas Ravens Soar) by Sara Cunningham-Bell, a permanent commission for Kildonan Park, was unveiled on 8 November 2021.

Bushy by Corban Walker, a permanent commission for Bushy Park, was unveiled on 28 April 2022.

Éirímís by Breda Marron, a permanent commission for Ballyfermot People's Park, will be unveiled on 24 June 2022.

Visualisations and plans for Elevation by Iván Argote, the land art commission can be viewed on the St. Anne's Park commission webpage. The commission will be completed in 2023.