Hollybridge Way Public Art Landmark Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

City of Richmond

The Richmond Public Art Program, in partnership with the Parks Department, is seeking an artist or artist team to create a site-responsive landmark artwork for the new entrance plaza at the Hollybridge Way Waterfront Park located adjacent to the rapidly developing Oval Village, in Richmond, BC.

This is a two-stage open artist call. Following review by the selection panel of the submitted artists’ statements of interest and their qualifications, up to five artists will be shortlisted and invited to attend a site orientation and prepare a concept proposal for presentation at an interview. An interview and concept proposal fee of $2,000.00 CDN plus GST will be paid to each of the shortlisted artists or artist teams, plus travel expenses to a maximum of $1,000.00.


The total artwork budget is $300,000 CAD, for all design, consultants, fabrication, installation, documentation and all associated costs.


Technical Limits:
Maximum weight of 8,000 kg (4 tons) and maximum height of 6 m (20 ft.)

Eligibility Requirements:
Open to professional artists and artist teams residing in Canada. Indigenous artists are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for Submissions:
Thursday, August 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m. PDT

Summer 2019

For more information and to apply, please visit  https://www.richmond.ca/culture/publicart/opportunities.htm