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.
Engaging Artists in Community Program
Expressions of Interest (EOI)
***PLEASE NOTE: The information session for the Terra Nova Park artist residency opportunity on Thursday, September 5, 2019 has been cancelled. Please contact Elisa Yon, Public Art Projects Coordinator at (604) 204-8671, if you have any questions about the artist opportunity.***
The City of Richmond Public Art Program seeks artists or artist teams with socially oriented practices for three project-based artist-in-residence opportunities at Terra Nova Park, Thompson Community Centre and West Richmond Community Centre.
All three seek innovative ways to engage community members in the making of artwork that foster individual creative expression, cross-cultural exchange, knowledge and skills-sharing.
Artists are encouraged to review partner profiles and apply to one opportunity that best suits their interests, experience and skillsets.
Budget: $10,000 –$20,000, per opportunity.
Eligibility: Artists residing in British Columbia
Deadline: Monday, September 30, 2019, 5:00 pm
Duration: January – December 2020
For more information and how to apply please download the 2020 Engaging Artist Call or contact the Public Art Program at email@example.com
Mentorship and Exhibition Opportunity for Musqueam Emerging Artists Call for Submissions
2020 Capture Photography Festival in Richmond
The Richmond Public Art Program and Richmond Art Gallery are looking for Musqueam emerging artist or artist collective to participate in the Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Public Art Project. The selected artist or collective will work with Indigenous artist, Roxanne Charles, in the development of a large-scale photo installation at Lansdowne Canada Line Station in Richmond in April 2020.
Roxanne Charles of Semiahmoo First Nation is a cultural historian and artist who works with visual art, oral history and ceremony. Her work documents a variety of issues that reflect her life experiences such as spirituality, identity, urbanization, food security and resource extraction.
Artist Fee: 1,500.00 CAD
Deadline: October 4, 2019, 5:00pm PDT
Duration: April, 2020 - April, 2021
Installation: March, 2020
CF RICHMOND CENTRE
CF Cadillac Fairview SHAPE
Cadillac Fairview and SHAPE Properties are seeking an artist or artist team to create a public artwork to be situated along Minoru Boulevard as part of the new CF Richmond Centre: Phase 1 in the heart of Richmond, BC. The artist will work collaboratively with the project design team to develop a sitespecific public artwork that will activate the space, create a sense of place, and establish a visual connection with the surrounding community.
Public Art Budget: $142,000 CAD
Eligibility: Open call for local and regional professional artists or artist teams
Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 4:30pm PDT
Completion: April 2022
For more information please download the artist call CF Call and please send all questions and submissions to:
Sara MacLellan, Public Art Project Manager
Ballard Fine Art