The Richmond Public Art Program is seeking an artist, artist team or artist-led design team to create a sculptural pavilion for the new Tait Waterfront Park. The artwork will function as a picnic shelter that may also accommodate other formal and informal community-based activities and programming such as yoga, tai-chi and performing arts events. The civic artwork will be located in a prominent location near the entrance to Tait Waterfront Park at 10211 River Drive.
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. An interview fee of $1,000 will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists or artist teams.
Artist Fee: $130,000 CAN
Eligibility: Artists residing in British Columbia and Alberta
Deadline: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:00 p.m. PST
Completion: Spring 2019Overview
For more information and how to apply: www.richmond.ca/culture/publicart/opportunities