Call to Artists
Artists interested in applying to Richmond Public Art opportunities may find the brochure Guidance for Applying to Public Art Calls helpful in preparing applications for consideration by a Selection Panel.
Tait Waterfront Park Sculptural Pavilion, Request for Proposals, RFP
The Richmond Public Art Program is seeking an artist, artist team or artist-led design team to create a sculptural pavilion for the new Tait Waterfront Park. The artwork will function as a picnic shelter that may also accommodate other formal and informal community-based activities and programming such as yoga, tai-chi and performing arts events. The civic artwork will be located in a prominent location near the entrance to Tait Waterfront Park at 10211 River Drive.
This is a two-stage open artist call. Following review of the submissions, the Selection Panel will recommend up to three artists to be shortlisted. Shortlisted artists will be invited to develop concept proposals and attend an interview. An interview fee of $1,000 will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists or artist teams. All information about the opportunity and how to apply is contained in the Artist Call Terms of Reference.
Artist Fee: $130,000 CAN
Eligibility: Artists residing in British Columbia and Alberta
Deadline: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:00 p.m. PST
Completion: Spring 2019
For more information and how to apply, please download the Tait Waterfront Park Sculptural Pavilion Artist Call