Public Art

Call to Artists

Canada 150 Legacy Public Art
Request for Proposals, RFP
The Richmond Public Art Program is seeking an artist or artist team to create a legacy public artwork to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017. The civic artwork will  be located in a prominent location at Richmond City Hall, 6911 No. 3 Road. Artists with demonstrated ability and proven practices in sculpture, mixed-media and installation art are encouraged to apply.

This is a two-stage open artist call. Following review of the submissions, the Selection Panel will recommend up to five artists to be shortlisted. Shortlisted artists will be invited to develop their concept proposals and attend an interview. An interview fee of $500, plus applicable taxes will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists or artist teams.

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Project Budget:  Up to $150,000 CAD 
Eligibility Requirements:   Open to professional artists residing in Canada 
Deadline for Submission:   Monday March 6, 2017 at 5:00pm PST
Installation:   Fall 2017 

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Please send any questions to:
Eric Fiss
Public Art Planner
Phone: 604-247-4612
Mailing Address:
Arts, Culture and Heritage Services
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1