Request for Qualifications: Surrey Langley SkyTrain Public Art

Image: conceptual rendering (subject to change) of a Surrey Langley SkyTrain Project station

Call for Artists: Surrey Langley SkyTrain Public Art

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2024

Project Requirements:
Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp), on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, seeks to commission up to eight (8) professional Artists or Artist Teams to create site-specific public artworks; one (1) per station for up to eight (8) stations for the Surrey Langley SkyTrain (SLS) Project.

The Surrey Langley SkyTrain Project will extend the Expo Line 16 kilometers primarily along Fraser Highway on an elevated guideway from King George SkyTrain Station in Surrey to 203 Street in Langley City. TI Corp is delivering this major infrastructure Project, which will improve the transportation experience, increase access to opportunities and housing, support healthy communities and environment, and spur economic development for the Metro Vancouver region.

Public art is a key component of the SkyTrain system and is featured at many stations and/or station plazas along the existing SkyTrain network.

Please read the RFQ in detail at: www.ticorp.ca/advisory-opportunities/

Eligibility:
This RFQ is open to all Artists and Artist Teams currently residing in Canada.
Emerging artists, and artists from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

The following individuals are not eligible to apply:

  1. TransLink Staff;
  2. Staff and Council Members from City of Surrey, Township of Langley and Langley City;
  3. SLS Public Art Program selection panel members
  4. SLS Project Team members; and
  5. SLS Project Contractors

Compensation:
The artist budget for each public art opportunity is $250,000.00 (Canadian Dollars).

Selection Process:
Stage One: Request for Qualifications – Artist Shortlist
Stage Two: Project Orientation and Concept Proposal Presentation

Submission Requirements and Instructions:
www.ticorp.ca/advisory-opportunities/

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2024

Contact Information:
procurement@ticorp.ca

gov.bc.ca/surreylangleyskytrain