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.
No.3 Road Art Columns
Call to Richmond Visual Art Groups
Requests for Proposals, RFP
The City of Richmond Public Art Program seeks proposals from Richmond-based arts groups who are interested in showcasing the work of their members and work within the community. The exhibition of work will be on display as part of the No.3 Road Art Columns Program from August 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021.
Artist Fee: $1,500
Eligibility: Arts Groups based in Richmond
Deadline Extended: Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 5:00 pm
For more information and to apply please download RFP No. 3 Road Art Columns Call to Richmond Visual Art Groups
Alexandra Greenway Multi-Use Pathway Public Art Activation
Request for Qualifications, RFQ
The Richmond Public Art Program, in partnership with Parks Services, is seeking an artist to create a 2D artwork to be integrated into a car-free, multi-use pathway along the east side of May Drive between Alexandra Road and Alderbridge Way. 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. The commissioned artist will work with third-party contractors and City staff to finalize the artwork design and create a vector-based digital artwork file for the implementation phases. The cost of production and installation will be the responsibility of the City of Richmond. Artists or artist teams residing in Richmond with visual art practices in printmaking, drawing, illustration, painting and other mixed-media disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Artist Fee: $5,000 CAD
Eligibility: Artists residing in Richmond, BC
Deadline: April 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Completion: Fall 2020
For more information on how to apply, please download RFP Alexandra Road Greenway