This opportunity is suitable for artists who:
We welcome submissions from:
Up to $100,000 is available, inclusive of:
|September 25, 2015||Call for artists announced|
|Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 5:00pm||Submission deadline|
|October 26 – 30, 2015||Shortlist selection|
|November – December 2015||Start-up, consultation, and concept approval|
|November 2 – 6, 2015||Finalist interview and selection|
|December 14 – 18, 2015||Concept review|
|January – February 2016||Technical development and detailed design approval|
|February 2016||Detailed design review|
|March – June 2016||Fabrication and installation|
|July 1, 2016||Construction complete|
To apply, prepare the following:
Your submission will be evaluated based on your letter of interest and past work.
It will be reviewed by a panel of knowledgeable individuals from the art and design community, library, and neighbourhood.
The panel will use the following criteria to shortlist submissions and select a finalist:
Shortlisted artists will be interviewed asked to:
Staff will act as technical advisors to the process as needed.
The finalist will be asked to develop a full concept plan for approval.
Interested artists are advised that neither the City nor the selection panel is obliged to select any artist or accept any of the artists' proposals and may reject all proposals.
Each artist is advised, and by the submission of a proposal, agrees that the City will not be responsible for any costs, expenses, losses, damages (including damages for loss of anticipated profit) or liabilities incurred by the artist as a result of or arising out of submitting a proposal, or due to the City's acceptance or non-acceptance of their proposal, or arising out of any contract award not made in accordance with the expressed or implied terms of the artist call.
Until a written contract in a form satisfactory to the City is executed by both the City and artist, no legal rights or responsibility shall be created between the artist and the City.
All documents submitted by applicants to the City of Vancouver become the property of the City.
The City will make every effort to maintain the confidentiality of each application and the information contained therein except to the extent necessary to communicate information to staff and selection panel members for the purposes of evaluation and analysis.
The City will not release any of this information to the public except as required under the Province of British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other legal disclosure process. Questions may be directed to Director, Access to Information, via 3-1-1 in Vancouver or 604-873-7000.
After you prepare your submission materials, apply online for the public art opportunity by Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 5:00pm.