Town of Canmore: Call to Artists, Submission Deadline January 31

The Town of Canmore is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from mid-career and senior professional artists to create a permanent work of art that will reflect and celebrate the community. The project is held in accordance with the Town of Canmore Public Art Policy. The Canmore Public Art Committee seeks to include, and encourages participation from artists from across Canada including Multi-Cultural and Indigenous artists.


Budget: $110,000 CAD + GST (maximum, all inclusive)
Deadline for Submissions: 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Shortlist Notification: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Residency: February 15 to April 5, 2018 Artist to select 2-4 days to visit Canmore
Maquette Due: 4:00pm Thursday, May 31, 2018
Final Artist Selection: Monday, June 4, 2018
Engineered Drawings Due: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Installation: May 2019
Artist Talk/Public Presentation During Installation - Spring 2019

For more information contact:
Chris Bartolomie Dawn Saunders Dahl
Supervisor, Arts and Events Arts and Events Coordinator
P: 403.678.8938 P: 403.678-1546
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Arts & Events Office Location 907B - 7 Avenue, Canmore, AB T1W 3K1
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm MST
Mailing Address: Arts and Events c/o Canmore Civic Centre 902-7 Avenue, Canmore, AB T1W 3K1

We thank all artists for contributing their time to submit an application for this public art call.