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The Edmonton Arts Council is committed to equity in all aspects of its work, and invites proposals from all potentially interested artists. We thank all artists for contributing their time and professional work for their initial concept proposal submissions.

Call to Canadian Artists (RFQ) - Co-Located Dispatch and Emergency Operations Centre (CD-EOC)

The Co-Located Dispatch and Emergency Operations Centre (CD-EOC) public art competition, open to professional artists or artist teams residing in Canada, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The Edmonton Arts Council Public Art Program, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, is seeking a professional artist or artist team to work creatively with the CD-EOC building team to explore the building scrim material as an art medium.

Artists will have the opportunity to work with the material across the whole scale of the building.

The successful artist will be engaged through an interview process, and will work alongside the design team to prepare concepts prior to tender documents being completed in June 2017

The successful artist will explore the possibilities of the scrim material both conceptually and imaginatively.

Pre-exisitng images or straightforward graphic design will not be accepted.

Budget:
$250,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Friday, March 03, 2017

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact the Edmonton Arts Council: phone Robert Harpin at (780) 424-2787 ext. 231 or email: rharpin@edmontonarts.ca

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Calls to Canadian Artists (RFQ) - Valley Line LRT Neighbourhood Stop Art Glass (4 RFQs)

 

An information session for these calls was held in early February.
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There are four art glass public art calls circulating for the Valley Line LRT. Artists may apply for one or multiple calls, and should provide a distinct submission package for each call in separate emails. Submit Visual Documentation only once if it is exactly the same for each submission, and indicate so in your email.

RFQ - Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art - 102 Street Stop (SG - 1)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters 102 Street Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 4 shelters in this location. This stop is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, and is frequented by numerous passersby each day. The feel is urban and contemporary, with the stop placed adjacent to City Centre Mall, Don Wheaton YMCA, and close to the University of Alberta downtown campus. The recent construction of Rogers Place Arena, as well as farmers' markets, festivals, and a burgeoning downtown residential population, all enliven the area.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone 780)424-2787 ext. 229 or email: cboida@edmontonarts.ca

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RFQ - Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art - Strathearn (SG - 2)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters Strathearn Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 8 shelters in this location. This walkable neighbourhood is home to a wide socio-economic demographic and the largest percentage of French-speaking Edmontonians. The north end of the community offers sweeping views of Edmonton's River Valley, the city skyline, and the Muttart Conservatory Pyramids. Most development took place in the 1940s and 1950s and the neighbourhood retains a vintage character.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone 780)424-2787 ext. 229 or email: cboida@edmontonarts.ca

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RFQ - Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art - Holyrood (SG - 3)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters Holyrood Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 8 shelters in this location. Holyrood takes its name from Holyrood Palace, sited in Edinburgh, Scotland. The area is connected to the city's downtown by two major thoroughfares and retains a historic flavour.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone 780)424-2787 ext. 229 or email: cboida@edmontonarts.ca

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RFQ - Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art - Bonnie Doon (SG - 4)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters Bonnie Doon Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 8 shelters in this location. The Bonnie Doon neighbourhood, with its deep Scottish roots, was home for many prominent Albertans, including Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the province's frist premier and for whose homestead the area was named. Bonnie Doon is now the heart of the Franco-Albertan community, and home to a francophone university campus, arts organizations, festivals, and restaurants.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone 780)424-2787 ext. 229 or email: cboida@edmontonarts.ca

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Request for Portfolios - Under $20,000 (CAD)

This is an open call to artists living in Edmonton and the Province of Alberta, and is issued by the Edmonton Arts Council, on behalf of the City of Edmonton for public art projects under $20,000.00 as they arise.

This is not a specific call for projects, it is a request to keep your portfolio on file at the EAC to be eligible for these projects.

This portfolio opportunity is ideal for emerging artists, and is inclusive of all genres, mediums and styles - we seek portfolios highlighting 2-D and 3-D work.

To apply, please submit a complete portfolio and information as requested in the information package.

The EAC acknowledges growth in artistic careers and encourages those artists who already have a portfolio on file to update it every 2 years.

For more information, please email Robert Harpin, Public Art Officer,  or phone: 780.424.2787 ext 231

The Edmonton Arts Council is committed to equity in all aspects of its work, and invites proposals from all potentially interested artists.

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