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Edmonton | CALL TO CANADIAN ARTISTS (RFQ) :: Co-Located Dispatch and Emergency Operations Centre (CD-EOC)

edmonton arts councilRFQ :: Co-located Dispatch & Emergency Operations Centre

The Co-Located Dispatch and Emergency Operations Centre (CD-EOC) public art competition, open to professional artists or artist teams 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 Public Art Program, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, is seeking a professional artist or artist team to work creatively with the CD-EOC building team to explore the building scrim material as an art medium.

Artists will have the opportunity to work with the material across the whole scale of the building. The successful artist will be engaged through an interview process, and will work alongside the design team to prepare concepts prior to tender documents being completed in June 2017. The successful artist will explore the possibilities of the scrim material both conceptually and imaginatively.

Pre-exisitng images or straightforward graphic design will not be accepted.

Budget: $250,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)
Deadline for Submissions: 4:30 pm on Friday, March 03, 2017
Installation: Summer 2019

For more information, email Robert Harpin, Public Art Officer, or call (780) 424-2787 ext. 231

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Community Mural Project (Story from St. Albert Gazette)

ESSMY mural commemorates work of the Grey Nuns 150 tiles celebrate St. Albert’s anniversary Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 06:00 am | Story By Susan Jones Picture by APRIL BARTLETT/St. Albert Gazette

Lewis Lavoie (in grey next to painting) and art teacher Pam Wilman worked together with 120 ESSMY students to complete a mural honouring the school’s patron saint, Marguerite d’Youville. The project commemorated St. Albert’s 150th anniversary and the work the Grey Nuns did in the community. (more…)