Public Art

Call to Artists

Posted: March 13, 2017
Utility Box Wrap Call to Artists2017 – 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 
PDF Document Download the Artist Call Terms of Reference for more information on how to apply for this opportunity

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
Installation:   September 2017 

PDF Document Download the Artist Call Terms of Reference for more information on how to apply for this opportunity.