The New Westminster Parks and Recreation Department is requesting submissions from Mosaic Artists who will work with the 12th Street Public Art Initiative Committee and to collaborate with the community to design, create and install two Mosaics in the sidewalk on 12th Street. The timeframe for implementation and completion will be between March 9th and July 31st, 2009.
The 12th Street Public Art Initiative Committee is comprised of local residents and city staff who are using public art to showcase the unique characteristics of the neighbourhood, to celebrate the City’s 150th Birthday, and to increase foot traffic on the street. Through community engagement, the artist will work with residents of all ages to design and create two 3 foot by 3 foot mosaics that the artist will install in the sidewalk on 12th Street.
- Curriculum Vitae: Provide your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and detailing experience relating to mosaic artwork and other relevant information;
- Visual Documentation: Examples of artwork that best illustrates mosaic tile experience. Include a maximum of 10 photographs or images on 8-1/2” x 11” paper or jpeg image files on a CD-ROM. All visual documentation will be returned to artist once the selection process has been completed;
- Pricing Schedule: Requirements will include 2 meetings with committee, 2 public design meetings, artistic rendering, 2 workshops involving the community in the creation of the mosaic, and installation of mosaics into the sidewalk. The price must include all artist fees, materials and GST;
- Schedule Confirmation: The Artist’s written commitment that the artwork will be completed and installed within the time frame specified.
Submission Closing Date:
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:30 pm
Please refer all enquiries regarding the Call to Artists to Mary Wilson, 12th Street Initiative Committee at (604) 522-3960 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Westminster Parks and Recreation
600 8th Street
New Westminster, BC V3M 3S2