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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 individuals. We thank all applicants for contributing their time and professional work.

Call to Public Art Consultants -Lewis Farms Facility & Park (EOI)

The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC), on behalf of the City of Edmonton, seeks a Western Canada-based public art consultant / curator / lead artist to define parameters, and create a plan for public art at the new Lewis Farms Facility and Park. The anticipated total art budget for this project is $1.5 million (subject to funding).

The Public Art Consultant will work with the Lewis Farms Facility and Park team to identify opportunities for public art integration. They will research local history and participate in meetings with the design team, public stakeholders and partners, and other advisory groups to develop parameters for public artworks. The consultant will also assist in writing public art calls and advise on artwork selection processes.

Consultant Fee:
Commensurate with experience. Please include a proposed fee with submission materials.

4:30 pm MDT on Friday, August 30, 2019

Project begins September 2019 to be completed by end of May 2020, with the option to extend services as needed by the EAC.

Please direct any enquiries to:
David Turnbull, Director of Public Art & Conservation: email - dturnbull@edmontonarts.ca or 780.424.2787 ext 222

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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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