View calls to artists and project updates for the City of Surrey's Public Art Program.

Public Art creates tourist destinations, interprets community history and diversity, inspires thought, and adds artistic vision to a place.

Find out about artist calls and project updates below. We also have Public Art News & Updates you can sign up for.

 

Open Artist Calls

Do you want to see your art enhance a new building in Surrey? The following open artist calls are open until January 4, 2021.

Cloverdale Field House Creative Vinyl Window Wrap

Public Art Staff are now accepting applications for the Cloverdale Field House Creative Vinyl Window Wrap competition. All BC artists are eligible to apply!

Cloverdale fieldhouse exterior

Creative Wall and Gate Design for Chimney Heights Park Washroom

Public Art Staff are now accepting applications for a Creative Wall and Gate Design for the Chimney Heights Park Washroom competition. All BC artists are eligible to apply!

A black and white line drawing of a washroom building

In Progress

Recently Completed

The Frasers by Laara Cerman

A one-of-a-kind bike rack is ready to use in Fleetwood, referencing Fraser Highway, the Fraser River, the Fraser fir tree, and Mount Baker. 

Location: Throughout Fleetwood

Laara Cerman - The Frasers
Guardian Spirits by Trenton Pierre

Fabricated in white frit dots on clear glass, these mirrored designs for the windows of the North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex symbolize reconciliation in the form of a contemporary Salish dance mask and drum.

Location: North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex, Whalley

Trenton Pierre (sɬə́məxʷ) - Guardian Spirits
View from the Top and Lifting Hands by Chito Maravilla

Two gold, aluminum panels brighten a new park washroom at Maple Green Park with whimsical figures and a positive message about collective wisdom.

Location: Maple Green Park, Fleetwood

Chito Maravilla - View from the Top and Lifting Hands
A City Greener by Katina Giesbrecht

This year, two designs were selected for the public art street banners, each by a Surrey-based artist. A City Greener celebrates Surrey's natural and built landscapes.

Location: Throughout Whalley & City Centre

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Blackie Spit by Debbie Westergaard Tuepah

The other public art street banner is a detail of the artist's painting of the same name. Blackie Spit pays homage to Surrey's lowland floodplains and serves as an environmental call to action.

Location: Throughout South Whalley and South Surrey

Blackie Spit Banner
The Sea Captain by Marianne Nicolson with John Livingston

Hanging from the roof of Surrey Central SkyTrain station, this large wooden sculpture was inspired by a pipe from the early 19th century.

Location: Surrey Central SkyTrain Station, City Centre

Marianne Nicolson with John Livingston - The Sea Captain
We Are All Connected to This Land by Phyllis Atkins

Cut from powder-coated red aluminum and attached to the concrete barrier walls of the bridge near Bear Creek, this artwork honours the land's natural and cultural heritage.

Location: Bear Creek Park, (Whalley

Phyllis Atkins - We Are All Connected to This Land
Blankets by Erica Stocking

Three fibreglass sculptures of blankets in different configurations (folded, draped, and wrapped) respond to the purpose of the building: to provide energy and warmth to the City Centre neighbourhood.

Location: West Village Park, City Centre

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