Edmonton | Calls to Artists :: Valley Line LRT Stops – Art Glass RFQ (4 Calls)

  • This contains four art glass public art calls for the 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.

There will be an Information Session for all 4 Calls on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, Lestock Lounge,
Rm 218B 10440 108 Avenue from 5:00 – 6:15pm
EAC & City project personnel will provide detailed information about the call
The event will be cancelled without sufficient RSVPs – please register before January 30, 2017 with Chelsea Boida cboida@edmontonarts.ca

Deadline for Submissions for all:  4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art Project  Downtown 102 Street (SG-1)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters 102 Street Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this area. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 4 shelters in this location. This stop is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, and is frequented by numerous passersby each day. The feel is urban and contemporary, with the stop placed adjacent to City Centre Mall, Don Wheaton YMCA, and close to the University of Alberta downtown campus. The recent construction of Rogers Place Arena, as well as farmers’ markets, festivals, and a burgeoning downtown residential population, all enliven the area.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone (780)424-2787 ext. 229 or cboida@edmontonarts.ca

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Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art Project  Strathearn (SG-2)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters Strathearn Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 8 shelters in this location. This walkable neighbourhood is home to a wide socio-economic demographic and the largest percentage of French-speaking Edmontonians. The north end of the community offers sweeping views of Edmonton’s River Valley, the city skyline, and the Muttart Conservatory Pyramids. Most development took place in the 1940s and 1950s and the neighbourhood retains a vintage character.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone (780)424-2787 ext. 229 or cboida@edmontonarts.ca

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Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art Project  Holyrood (SG-3)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters Holyrood Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 8 shelters in this location. Holyrood takes its name from Holyrood Palace, sited in Edinburgh, Scotland. The area is connected to the city’s downtown by two major thoroughfares and retains a historic flavour.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone 780)424-2787 ext. 229 or  cboida@edmontonarts.ca

Click to download the Call


Art Glass Transit Shelters Public Art Project  Bonnie Doon (SG-4)

The Art Glass Transit Shelters Bonnie Doon Stop public art competition is open to professional artists residing in Canada and is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).

The artist(s) or artist team will undertake community engagement to create an artistic concept that reflects the cultural and historic identity of this southside neighbourhood. The art will be translated into permanent art glass that can be integrated across one, or all, of the 8 shelters in this location. The Bonnie Doon neighbourhood, with its deep Scottish roots, was home for many prominent Albertans, including Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the province’s first premier and for whose homestead the area was named. Bonnie Doon is now the heart of the Franco-Albertan community, and home to a francophone university campus, arts organizations, festivals, and restaurants.

Budget:
$97,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Monday, February 27, 2017

Delivery:
Spring 2019

Installation:
Summer 2019

For more information, contact Chelsea Boida: phone (780)424-2787 ext. 229 or  cboida@edmontonarts.ca

Click to download the Call