Call for Expressions of Interest: Public Art for Red Deer City Hall

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Call for Artists Portfolios and Expression of Interest

Public Art Interior City Hall Red Deer, Alberta: 2D Artworks with AR (Augmented Reality) Component

In response to the newly renovated interior of City Hall, the project team seeks an artwork that expresses innovation while evoking ecological concepts through a creative portrayal of natural habitats of the region. This artwork will be a fusion of nature and technology; new media art (Augmented Reality) and traditional art forms (photography, 2D digital prints, painting or other), thus inspiring interaction, learning, and reflection for the public that visits City Hall.

Canadian-based artists (including artist teams) are invited to submit their portfolios and statement of interest to the first stage of a two-stage competition for a public artwork to be installed in City Hall, 4914 48th Avenue Red Deer.

Electronic Bid Submissions only, shall be received by the Bidding System, no later than 4:00:59 P.M. (Alberta Time) on December 20th, 2022.

Up to three shortlisted artists will be selected by January 31st, 2023

Project Budget: $45,000 Completion Date: Autumn 2023

Shortlisted artists/artist teams will receive a stipend of $1500 to submit a detailed proposal and give a 15 minute virtual presentation to the Public Art Commission on March 8th, 2023, between 5:00-7:00pm MST.

Kelly Andres,
Public Art Curator, City of Red Deer, Alberta

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