Call for Expressions of Interest: Integrated Public Art Project at Topaz Park, City of Victoria

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Integrated Public Art Project at Topaz Park – Skateboard/All-Wheels Park

The City of Victoria seeks to commission a professional artist/artist team to create an original public artwork to be integrated into a new skateboard park at Topaz Park. This call is open to professional artists/artist teams who are residents of Canada and legally able to work within Canada. We encourage a diversity of applicants, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, socio-economic status, class, and religion.

A Selection Panel will choose the artist for this competition.

Budget: $100,000 inclusive all of project costs (artist fee, insurances, fabrication, installation etc).

Deadline: Expressions will be accepted up to 4:00 p.m. PST March 17, 2021. All expressions and accompanying documents must be Upload Electronic Proposals and Documents to: https://victoria.bonfirehub.ca

For more information: Interested parties will need to register on the https://bids.victoria.ca/Bids/ as a ‘New Vendor’ to view the ‘Expression of Interest 21-025 Integrated Public Art Project – Topaz Park: Skate Park’ document which includes the full Call to Artist and submission instructions.

We will be hosting an online information session for this project on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. PST. To register, please email culture@victoria.ca.