Calgary | City of Calgary: Opportunities for Artists

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The City of Calgary Public Art Program and the Transportation Infrastructure department are inviting artists who live in, work in or have a connection to the greater Forest Lawn area to submit digital images of existing original two-dimensional artwork. The chosen art will be enlarged and permanently printed onto the glass of bus shelters for the 17 Avenue S.E. Bus Rapid Transit project. All artwork submitted must fit the theme of international foods and the call is open to artists working in any two-dimensional medium. The deadline for applications is April 6, 2018 so don’t delay, please click here for more details and information on how to apply.

Canadian Heritage is seeking a dynamic, impactful image that conveys the theme of ‘passage’ to be reproduced and installed on the York Street Steps in Ottawa for one year. This call is open to all Canadian visual artists between the ages of 18 and 35, all genres will be considered. Please click here for more information.

Blank Page Studio is seeking up to six individuals or artist teams to create projects along the 17 Avenue S.W. corridor between 4 Street and 10 Street S.W. The cREative Realm is designed to integrate creative projects into the reconstruction of the avenue by engaging businesses in the area, creating projects that attract people during the reconstruction period and creating a positive experience in a strenuous time. More information about the projects and application details can be found here.

The City of Richmond is seeking an artist, artist team or artist-led design team to create a sculptural pavilion for the new Tait Waterfront Park. The artwork will function as a picnic shelter that may also accommodate other community-based activities such as yoga, tai-chi and performing arts events. All artists residing in British Columbia and Alberta are eligible to apply, please click here for more details.

The City of Ottawa invites artists to submit qualifications for an artist in residence opportunity to design, fabricate and install a permanent artwork for Elgin Street. The selected artist(s) will establish a series of opportunities for community interaction and collaboration with the Elgin Street community during a five-month residency period from August-December 2018. More details on this opportunity can be found here.

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