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.
2019 Capture Photography Festival in Richmond
Call for Submissions
The Richmond Public Art Program and the Richmond Art Gallery are inviting emerging Musqueam artists or Musqueam artist collectives to apply for a public art opportunity to exhibit as part of Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Public Art Project in April 2019. The project will offer the selected artist/collective a mentoring opportunity with professional artist, Krista Belle Stewart (Upper Nicola Band of the Okanagan Nation) in the development of a new public photo-based work. The work will take the form of a large-scale photo installation at Brighouse Canada Line Station, Richmond, and will respond to the site.
Krista Belle Stewart is an artist and member of the Syilx Nation currently based on unceded Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam and Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh territories (Vancouver, BC). Stewart works with video, land, performance, photography, textiles and sound, drawing out personal and political narratives inherent in archival materials while questioning their articulation in institutional histories.
Budget: $1,500 CAD
Deadline: October 25, 2018, 5:00 pm PDT
Duration: April 2019-September 2020
Installation: March 2019
For more information and how to apply, download the 2019 Capture Festival in Richmond Terms of Reference for this artist call.
Artists Engaging Community Program
Minoru Chapel - Deadline extended
Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
The City of Richmond Public Art Program seeks an artist or artist team with a socially- oriented practice to engage diverse and multigenerational audiences in a unique public art opportunities working in collaboration with the Minoru Chapel in partnership with City Centre Community Centre. This project-based artist-in-residence opportunity invites emerging and professional artists to imagine innovative ways to engage seniors, adults, youth and children in the making of artwork and foster individual creative expression, multigenerational and cross-cultural exchange, and community building.
Budget: $10,000, Minoru Chapel/City Centre Community Centre
Eligibility: Artists residing in British Columbia
Deadline Extended: Monday, October 22, 2018, 5:00 pm. PDT
Duration: January-December 2019
For more information and how to apply, download the 2019 Engaging Artists - Minoru Chapel, Terms of Reference for this artist call.