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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 for Applicants :: Edmonton Arts Council Public Art Selection Committee Roster

The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC), on behalf of the City of Edmonton, requests applications from Edmonton-based arts professionals and arts-oriented community members to be included on our Public Art Selection Committee roster. Selection Committees reflect the full diversity of the City of Edmonton, including members of the city's Indigenous and culturally diverse communities, and artists at all career levels.

Public Art Selection Committees play a vital role in the Public Art commissioning process. Committee members serve as evaluators, providing recommendations for each public artwork commissioned through the City of Edmonton Policy C458B - "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas".

Many submissions are reviewed each year. The EAC attempts to engage a wide spectrum of artists and community in this process. Selection Committees typically review all submitted artist proposals and project descriptions, as well as support material for suitability, relevance, and quality

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There are five canopy sculpture calls circulating for 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.

An INFORMATION SESSION for the following five Valley Line Canopy Installation Calls will be held:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lestock Lounge – Prince of Wales Armouries, 10440 108 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
RSVP is required by Monday, May 1, 2017 to Grace Law - the event will be cancelled with low response.

City of Edmonton & EAC Public Art personnel will outline the specifics of the project and requirements.
After the Info Session notes from the meeting will be available on this page.

Call to Artists - CANOPY INSTALLATION TRANSIT SHELTERS Public Art Project - Avonmore (CR-1)

The Avonmore Stop Transit Canopy Installation public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

Budget:
$56,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Installation:
Spring 2019

For more information, contact Grace Law: phone (780) 424–2787 ext. 230 or email: glaw@edmontonarts.ca 

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Call to Artists - CANOPY INSTALLATION TRANSIT SHELTERS Public Art Project - Grey Nuns (CR-2)

The Grey Nuns Stop Transit Canopy Installation public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

Budget:
$56,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Installation:
Spring 2019

For more information, contact Grace Law: phone (780) 424–2787 ext. 230 or email: glaw@edmontonarts.ca 

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Call to Artists - CANOPY INSTALLATION TRANSIT SHELTERS Public Art Project - Millbourne/Woodvale (CR-3)

The Millbourne/Woodvale Stop Transit Canopy Installation public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

Budget:
$56,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Installation:
Spring 2019

For more information, contact Grace Law: phone (780) 424–2787 ext. 230 or email: glaw@edmontonarts.ca 

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Call to Artists - CANOPY INSTALLATION TRANSIT SHELTERS Public Art Project - Muttart (CR-4)

The Muttart Stop Transit Canopy Installation public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

Budget:
$56,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Installation:
Spring 2019

For more information, contact Grace Law: phone (780) 424–2787 ext. 230 or email: glaw@edmontonarts.ca

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Call to Artists - CANOPY INSTALLATION TRANSIT SHELTERS Public Art Project - Quarters (CR-5)

The Quarters Stop Transit Canopy Installation public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

Budget:
$56,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Installation:
Spring 2019

For more information, contact Grace Law: phone (780) 424–2787 ext. 230 or email: glaw@edmontonarts.ca

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Call to Edmonton Artists :: Ivor Dent Sports Park (RFP)

The Ivor Dent Sports Park public art competition, open to professional Artists residing in Edmonton and surrounding area, 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, seeks an artist or artist team to create a series of artistic elements to be attached to light poles lining the park entrance.

This artwork opportunity is highly visible and will lend a welcoming, celebratory, vibrant, and visually stimulating element to the park entrance. As the first thing seen by visitors, the artwork will lead them in, and pique their interest. No theme is directly proposed; artwork celebrating the spirit of inclusivity inherent in sports communities may be considered.

Budget:
$24,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Friday, April 28, 2017

Installation:
Summer/Fall 2017

For more information, please contact Public Art Officer Chelsea Boida - cboida@edmontonarts.ca or call 780.424.2787 ext 229

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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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