Call to Artists
Posted: April 12, 2017
West Cambie Neighbourhood Park
Integrated Landscape Public Art Project
Request for Qualifications, (RFQ)
The Richmond Public Art Program, in partnership with the Parks Department, is seeking an artist or artist team to develop a site-responsive integrated landscape artwork for the new six-acre West Cambie Neighbourhood Park in the rapidly developing Alexandra neighbourhood, at 9540-9700 Odlin Road, Richmond, B.C.
This is a two-stage open artist call. Following review by the selection panel of the submitted artists’ statements of interest and qualifications, up to five artists will be shortlisted and invited to attend a site orientation and make a presentation of their qualifications at an interview. A fee of $1,000 CAD + GST will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists or artist teams plus travel expenses to a maximum of $1,000 per artist team.
|Budget:||The total concept phase project budget is $40,000 CAD, for all design, consultants, presentation materials including models and all associated costs. The selected artist will enter into a Designs Services contract to develop a concept proposal in consultation with the City.|
|Eligibility Requirements:||Open to professional artists and artist team residing in Canada.|
|Deadline for Submissions:||Thursday, May 4, 2017, 4:00pm PDT|
Posted: March 13, 2017
2017 – 2019 Art Wrap Program Artist Roster Artist Call
Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
The Richmond Public Art Program invites artists residing in the BC Lower Mainland to submit applications to be considered for a 30 member artist roster for 2017–2019. The artists on the roster will be automatically considered for commission, to provide one original artwork in a digital format for a series of art wraps on utility boxes located in and around Richmond. Artists may be selected for one or more utility boxes.
|Artist Fee:||Up to $1,200 CAD per utility box, based on size and number of utility boxes per commission|
|Eligibility Requirements:||Open to professional artists residing in BC's Lower Mainland|
|Deadline for Submission:||Thursday March 30, 2017 by 5:00pm PST|
|Installation:||Spring 2017 to Spring 2019|
Posted: February 27, 2016
Artist Designed Modular Seating
Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
The City of Richmond Public Art Program invites professional artists, designers and craft persons to submit qualifications for an opportunity to design a series of unique modular and portable seating elements to commemorate Canada’s 150 anniversary.
These modular seating elements will be used to activate civic plazas and support special programming and major events in Richmond including, but not limited to, Richmond World Festival, Maritime Festival and the Children’s Arts Festival.
Implementation costs including production and fabrication will be the responsibility of the City of Richmond. The selected artist/designer will be required to work with a third-party manufacturing company contracted by the City.
|Artist Design Fee:||$10,000 CAD|
|Eligibility Requirements:||Open to professional artists residing in British Columbia|
|Deadline for Submission:||Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00pm PST|
Download the Artist Call Terms of Reference for more information on how to apply for this opportunity.