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.
Richmond Arts Centre: Children's Arts Festival Workshop and Mural
The City of Richmond Public Art Program is seeking an artist or artist team to create a digitally printed wall mural for the Richmond Arts Centre located on the second floor of the Library/Cultural Centre at 7700 Minoru Gate. The selected artist or artist team will provide community engagement workshops for the public and school groups on and before the Children’s Arts Festival (February 2019) to contribute to the artwork and/or inform the mural. Artists with socially engaged art practices incorporating drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and other mixed-media that can easily be digitally reproduced are encouraged to apply. The mural will be completed and installed in the Spring of 2019.
Artist Fee: $5,000 CAN
Eligibility: Artists residing in Greater Vancouver
Deadline: Thursday, November 22, 2018, 5pm PST
Completion: May 2019
For more information and how to apply, download the RAC Children's Fest Workshop and Mural Artist Call
Keltic Development, Request for Proposals (RFP)
The City of Richmond Public Art Program is seeking an artist to propose an integrated glass artwork for a new 15-storey, mixed-use commercial and residential development at 6340 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC. The artist will work in collaboration with a specialist glass fabricator and GBL Architects during production and construction phases of the building.
A two-stage artist selection process will be implemented for this opportunity. For the first stage, artists will be selected based on demonstrated experience, past work and statement of intent. A $1,500 CAN honorarium will be provided for shortlisted artists to develop a visual concept for the artwork. Artists will be reimbursed for travel and accommodation, up to $1,000 CAN. Artists will not be responsible for fabrication and installation costs. The project will be funded from Keltic Canada’s public art community amenity contribution.
Artist Fee: $30,000 CAN
Eligibility: Open to all artists
Deadline: Thursday, December 6, 2018, 5:00pm PST
Completion: Winter 2021
For more information and how to apply, download the Keltic RFP Integrated Artwork, Terms of Reference.