Surrey Public Art Artist Calls
Additional calls to artists for public art opportunities will be issued in 2012.
If you are interested in being on the public art program mailing list, please provide the following information:
WORKS YARD ARTIST-IN–RESIDENCE
The City of Surrey Public Art Program is inviting local professional artists, with experience working collaboratively with professionals and community members, to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for an Artist-in-Residence at the Surrey Main Works Yard, part-time, for a period of one year.
Submissions due August 6, 2013.
Information about this opportunity is available in the pdf Artist Call - Works Yard (New Window)
Guildford Recreation Centre Pool Public Art Opportunity
Thank you to the 95 artists who responded to our call for Expressions of Interest that closed on July 11. The following artists have been invited to create proposals for this venue:
- Jill Anholt
- Germaine Koh
- Michael Krondl
- Juanjo Novella
- Robert Stoller
Information about this opportunity is available in the PDF of the Artist Call for Guildford Pool (New window.). Additional information is available in the Questions received up to June 25 (PDF. New window.)
Grandview Aquatic Centre Public Art Opportunity
Thank you to the 91 artist teams who responded to our call for Expression of Interest that closed on May 23..The following artist teams have been invited to create proposals for this venue:
- Jean-Francois Cooke + Pierre Sasseville
- David Dahlquist
- Karen Kazmer + Angela Gooliaff
- Germaine Koh
- Myfanwy MacLeod
- Red Design
Surrey Urban Screen Exhibition Projects
Surrey Art Gallery thanks everyone who submitted a proposal. Those who have been shortlisted have been contacted by Gallery staff.
Surrey Urban Screen is an advertising-free outdoor public art venue for digital media art projections. Exhibitions appear 30 minutes after sunset, and conclude at midnight. Surrey Urban Screen is Canada’s largest, permanent, non-commercial screen, and presents digital artwork by regionally and internationally significant artists.
Surrey Urban Screen is used as an outreach venue by the Surrey Art Gallery, with the Gallery commissioning new works for exhibition at this site. For more information, visit the Surrey Urban Screen webpage.
Image: Urban Visuals (Konstantinos Mavromichalis & Nathan Whitford), Fiction Façade (2011), installation image. Courtesy of the artists, photographed by Brian Giebelhaus.
Information for Artists making proposals
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).
Format your proposal materials
Please see these Tips for Artists (PDF. New window.) about preparing documentation for an Expression of Interest (EOI).