Call to artists to submit their qualifications and interest in a public art project in the City of
Burnaby BC. The value of the commission is $750,000.
The call was posted on BC BID ( https://www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca/open.dll/welcome) May 14, 2020 and closes June 4, 2020 at 3pm.
The Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) provides an exciting opportunity for a new
work of public art for the City of Burnaby (City). The City seeks expressions of interest from
The successful artist, artist collective, artist team, or party selected, otherwise known as the
(Artist), will be engaged to create their proposed concept and be expected to collaborate
throughout the process of delivering the public art project for the expanded Burnaby Lake
Aquatic and Arena Facility at 3676 Kensington Avenue.
The award of the Artists detail development, project integration, artwork fabrication, delivery
and installation are subject to funding approval from the City Financial Management
Committee and Council approval.
Interested artists should, when they get to the BC Bid site:
click on Browse for Opportunities (found in the window on the right)
go to Browse Opportunities by Organization (in the first set of options)
Go to the City of Burnaby and youll find the call ARTIST FOR THE BURNABy AQUATIC
AND ARENA PUBLIC ART PROJECT
click on 43-03/20 to download the call documents.
In addition to the background document specific project information will be provided once
Purchasing receives a signed non-disclosure agreement.