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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 - Belvedere Transit Centre Public Art Project (RFP)

The Belvedere Transit Centre public art competition, open to professional artists 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, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, is seeking a Canadian artist or artist team to create an artwork to be installed in one of three locations on the Belvedere Transit Centre site.

Location One: Stand-alone artwork in the plaza
Mediums may include, but are not limited to, sculpure, sculptural series, art benches. Artwork can be installed in the planting beds or the hardscape.

Location Two: Hanging artwork in the heated wait area
Mediums may include, but are not limited to, sculpture, sculptural series, mobiles. The selected artist must work with the project team to ensure the artwork does not interfere with security camera sightlines, sprinkler systems, and any wayfinding. Approximate footprint of the ceiling zone is 22 metres long by 6 metres wide. Maximum hanging load of 500 lbs. per roof beam (single point support).

Location Three: Two sculptures at the windows of the unheated wait area
Two sculptures that will visually animate the area for transit centre users and pedestrians on 129 Avenue. Approximate dimensions of each window are 2 metres across by 2.7 metres high. Each window sits approximately 300 mm off the floor.

Budget:
$80,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm MST on Monday, September 25, 2017

Installation:
Spring 2018

For information about the Call please email Robert Harpin, Public Art Officer or call 780.424.2787 ext 231

Click here to download the call

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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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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