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Public Art News & Updates

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Artist Call for Fraser Heights Traffic Circle Sculpture

The City of Surrey is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a public artwork to be placed in a traffic circle at the intersection of 156 Street and 108 Avenue in Fraser Heights. A concrete foundation for the artwork has already been installed slightly off-centre within the traffic circle, on which the artwork will stand. The artwork is to be highly visible, use vertical components, and create interest within the traffic circle while being appropriate for an active intersection.

The project budget is funded by private development contributions, matched by the City of Surrey's Public Art Program.

An information meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 28 from 5pm to 6pm at the Surrey Guildford Library (15105 105 Avenue).

The deadline to submit is November 1 by 4pm.

For details on how to apply and suggested themes, view the information document.

Artist Call for 2017 Street Banner Design

The City of Surrey’s Public Art Street Program is seeking a design for our 2017 street banners on the theme Canada, Our Home. Designed to beautify streetscapes, the banners will also contribute to our community’s celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary next year and foster pride in a country rich in history, culture, and diversity. The competition is open to all visual artists currently living in British Columbia (including graphic artists, book designers, illustrators, and art students).

The award for the final design is $2500.

The deadline to submit is October 24 by 4pm. The public announcement of the finalist will be made November 22, 2016.

For details on how to apply, view the information document.

Artist Announced for Surrey Central SkyTrain Station Mural

The City of Surrey, in partnership with TransLink, received submissions from 29 artists for a temporary mural to surround the construction hoarding of Surrey Central SkyTrain Station while TransLink upgrades the station. The detail above is from the winning design Chrysalis by Thomas Nelles, a Surrey artist. Read more about it on our Public Art News & Events page.

Information for Artists Making Proposals

Format your proposal materials

Please see these Tips for Artists about preparing documentation for an Expression of Interest (EOI).

Maps of Surrey

Artists interested in researching where new public artworks are planned in Surrey can access the City of Surrey Mapping Online System (COSMOS).

 

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Flicker Art Media (Aleksandra Dulic & Kenneth Newby), Transience (2010), installation image. Courtesy of the artists, photographed by Sharon Doucette.

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