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Bow to Bluff Community Art Projects

The City of Calgary is designing improvements to the corridor along the Northwest CTrain line between the Bow River and McHugh Bluff.

In response to community request, two community art projects are being commissioned for the region: a mural for the active living area (above the skate spot) underneath the bridge over Memorial Drive and a series of artworks along the LRT sound barrier fencing that runs parallel to the 9th street corridor, from 1st – 5th Ave. NW.

Artists with community-based art and community engagement experience are encouraged to apply.

This opportunity is open to local, national and international professional artists of all disciplines. Individual artists or artist teams/collectives are eligible.

Collaboration with City staff

The artist(s) will work closely with members of the project team, which includes but is not limited to: public art program staff, a project manager and representatives from the key stakeholder groups such as Transportation, Parks, Roads and the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association.

Budget

The artist or artist team receives an all-inclusive, maximum budget of $145,500.00 CDN (not including GST). The successful applicant is paid based on deliverables as per their Scope of Work contract. The artist/artist team is responsible for their project budget.

Timeline

Submission deadline:  Monday, May 2, 2022, 4:00pm MT
Late submissions will not be considered.

Project Initiation: May 2022
Engagement: June 2022
Concept development: Summer 2022
Project completion: Fall 2022

The timeline is negotiable based on the availability of the artist, however the project must be completed in full prior to the end of
2022.

For questions email artb2b@calgary.ca.

For more information about the Bow to Bluff redevelopment visit calgary.ca.

Please review the full call details in the attached PDF.

Skate spot, Art Projects Call

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