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.
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Storm and Sanitary Sewer Access Cover Design
Request for Artist Proposals (RFP)
The Richmond Public Art Program, in partnership with Engineering and Public Works, invites professional artists residing in Canada to submit proposals for sewer access cover designs. Two artists or artist teams will be selected. This is an excellent opportunity for artists working in two-dimensional media including drawing, printmaking, illustration and graphic design. The sewer access covers will be installed throughout the City of Richmond to replace decommissioned covers and for new infrastructure and building developments.
|Artist Budget:||Up to $2,500 CAD each|
|Eligibility:||Artists residing in Canada|
|Deadline:||Thursday January 11, 2018 at 5:00pm PST|
Steveston Nikkei Memorial Public Artwork
Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
The Richmond Public Art Program, in partnership with the Steveston Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, is seeking an artist or artist team with past experience in creating commemorative artworks to develop a Nikkei memorial in acknowledgement of the 75th anniversary of the relocation of Japanese Canadians from Richmond. The public artwork will be located in the Steveston Community Park, 4010 Moncton Street, Richmond, B.C.
This is a two-stage artist call. Following review by the selection panel of the submitted artists’ qualifications, up to five artists will be shortlisted and invited to attend an interview. Artists are not to provide concept proposals at the interview stage. The selected artist or artist team will be contracted to develop the concept proposal through a community engagement process.
An honorarium of $500 will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists or artist teams. A travel allowance will be available for shortlisted artists residing outside of the Greater Vancouver area.
|Artist Budget:||$325,000 CDN|
|Eligibility:||Open to professional artists and artist teams residing in Canada|
|Deadline:||Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 5:00pm PST|
|Duration:||Before December 2018|
For more information on how to apply, please download the Terms of Reference for this artist call.