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Canadian artists and permanent residents of Canada are invited to submit their two-dimensional and three-dimensional work for consideration to the Salt Spring National Art Prize, offering in its second year, $30,000 worth of awards. Deadline is May 31, 2017.
Posted Date: January 12, 2017
The City of Abbotsford invites professional artists or artist teams to submit an application for the design, fabrication and installation of public artwork for Fire Hall 4 located in Matsqui Village, Abbotsford at 5775 Wallace Street and Fire Hall 5 located in Mount Lehman at 30373 Merryfield Avenue, Abbotsford, just north of Harris Road. The artwork should relate to the history of the community, site, architecture and uses of the existing building(s) on the grounds. Deadline for submissions is January 27, 2017.
Posted Date: January 12, 2017
At the January 10, 2017 Council Meeting - Ann Kitching's fabric art piece titled Circles of my Mind was presented.
Posted Date: January 11, 2017
At the December 13, 2016 Council Meeting - The 7 Evergreen Extension Public Art pieces were presented.
Posted Date: December 14, 2016
The City of St. Albert is pleased to announce a competition for one artistic door and four original design numbers that are stand alone or mounted on artistic panels to be permanently installed on the Amenities Building in Riel Park (the “Amenities Building Project”). The total budget for the Amenities Building Project is $24,000.00.
Posted Date: December 07, 2016
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create a site integrated or site specific artwork that is reflective of Coast Salish historic and cultural connections to the Salmon Bay and Shilshole areas for SPU’s Ship Canal Water Quality Project (SCWQP) Pump Station. Deadline 11 pm, Thursday, January 26, 2017.
Posted Date: December 01, 2016
City seeks public input on the future of arts and culture in Port Moody
The City of Port Moody will host a public forum at Old Orchard Hall (646 Bentley Road) on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm to gather input on the development of a guiding vision for arts and culture in the community.
Posted Date: December 01, 2016
Come to ArtsConnect, the regional Arts Council’s Annual General Meeting. Learn about their contribution to the Arts and cultural scene in BC.
Posted Date: November 23, 2016
At the November 22, 2016 Council Meeting - Performing Arts students from Caulfield School of Dance performed a song.
Posted Date: November 23, 2016
Capture Photography Festival and the City of New Westminster Public Art Program seek photography-based submissions for two new public art sites. Artists and artist teams are invited to respond to the theme Traffic. We encourage artists to submit a proposal that considers the concept of traffic and its different. Submission Deadline: Friday, December 2, 2016.
Posted Date: November 17, 2016
At the November 8, 2016 Council Meeting - Violet Finvers's glass platter was presented.
Posted Date: November 09, 2016
Posted Date: November 03, 2016
To support cycling throughout the region, the City of Port Moody is calling on artists to submit their qualifications for designing a laser cut panel for a series of new bicycle racks that will be installed throughout the city. Deadline for submissions is 4pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
Posted Date: November 02, 2016
The submission deadline is November 5, 2016.
Posted Date: November 02, 2016
The City of Waterloo invites experienced, professional artists or a team of professional artists to submit their qualifications for the opportunity to develop new public art work. The total all-inclusive budget for all components of this public art project is $45,000. Pre-qualification application deadline: November 14, 2016 prior to 2 pm.
Posted Date: October 26, 2016
At the October 25, 2016 Council Meeting - Peggy Scott-Dunn's watercolour painting titled Feeling the Breeze was presented.
Posted Date: October 26, 2016
City seeks public input on Arts and Culture Master Plan
The City of Port Moody is seeking input from stakeholder groups and the general public in the development of an Arts and Culture Master Plan that will help shape cultural events, programs, and services over the next 10 years.
Posted Date: October 26, 2016
11th annual Spike Business Awards winners announced at Port Moody City Hall gala
The Spike Business Awards celebrate the contribution of small businesses to the local community, and are presented each year during Small Business Week in Canada. The City of Port Moody Economic Development Committee selects the winners, based on nominations received from the public.
Posted Date: October 19, 2016
At the October 11, 2016 Council Meeting - Ahmad Reza's oil painting titled Freedom was presented.
Posted Date: October 12, 2016
Strathcona County is seeking artists for an exterior sculptural installation at the RCMP and Enforcement Services building. Deadline October 25, 2016 at 2pm (Alberta time).
Posted Date: September 15, 2016
At the September 13, 2016 Council Meeting - Jackie Amsden read an excerpt from her debut novel The Tokyo Cover Girls.
Posted Date: September 14, 2016
Artists are invited to submit proposed artwork for public outdoor exhibition at City of Nanaimo Public Spaces. Deadline: Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
Posted Date: September 14, 2016
The City of White Rock invites professional artists or artist teams to submit an application for a site-specific public art project at a new public plaza at Marine Drive and Oxford Street, White Rock. Following review by the selection committee, up to five artists will be invited to develop their concept proposals and attend an interview. An honorarium of $2,000 will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists. Deadline: September 20, 2016.
Posted Date: August 11, 2016
At the July 26, 2016 Council Meeting - Julia Nygra presented a piece of pottery titled Character Home.
Posted Date: August 09, 2016
The City of St. Albert is pleased to announce a competition for three small-scale artworks that will be installed in Lacombe Park Estates Phase I, St. Albert Place Main Floor (indoors or outdoors) and Founders Walk Phase II Grain Elevators Node. Proposal submission deadline - 2:00pm (local time), August 25, 2016.
Posted Date: July 19, 2016
The City of Richmond is excited to announce a series of upcoming free artist workshops as a part of our Minoru Complex Community Banner Public Art Project. As part of the Minoru Civic Precinct Public Art Plan, a series of unique community engaged artwork banners have been commissioned by the City of Richmond Public Art Program and will be installed along the Minoru Complex construction site fencing. The artworks will be unveiled during Culture Days, September 30, October 1 and October 2, 2016.
Posted Date: July 19, 2016
At the July 12, 2016 Council Meeting - Cheonhak Kwon, poet & Cheongcho Lee, painter presented the poem and painting - Love is the Pain of Feverish Flowers.
Posted Date: July 13, 2016
The Winnipeg Arts Council invites First Nations, Métis and Inuit visual artists residing in Canada to submit expressions of interest and qualifications to create public artworks for three opportunities in Air Canada Window Park in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, located on Treaty One territory. Deadline: September 8, 2016 at 4:00pm
Posted Date: July 07, 2016
At the June 28, 2016 Council Meeting - Ryan Mellors, professional Circus Artist and Artist Caretaker in Residence at Rocky Point Park
Posted Date: June 29, 2016
At the June 14, 2016 Council Meeting - An oil painting titled Hope by Lorraine Li was presented.
Posted Date: June 15, 2016
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