St George’s Hall Trust is seeking to commission a portrait statue in marble that will celebrate the life and work of Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 1881) for the interior of the magnificent Grade I Listed St George’s Hall. Up to three artists will be offered the brief, a design stage contract, fee of £4,000 (ex VAT) to include all expenses to prepare costed design proposals. This should take the form of a maquette scaled at one quarter the height of the completed sculpture, with a surface finish that corresponds to the marble to be used. This should be accompanied by a brief written explanation of how the proposal will be realised and the method of installation proposed. There will be a full commission budget of up to £120,000, subject to fundraising.