Call for Submissions: Mentorship and Exhibition Opportunity for Musqueam Emerging Artists

City of Richmond

The Richmond Public Art Program and Richmond Art Gallery are looking for Musqueam emerging artist or artist collective to participate in the Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Public Art Project. The selected artist or collective will work with Indigenous artist, Roxanne Charles, in the development of a large-scale photo installation at Lansdowne Canada Line Station in Richmond in April 2020.

Roxanne Charles of Semiahmoo First Nation is a cultural historian and artist who works with visual art, oral history and ceremony. Her work documents a variety of issues that reflect her life experiences such as spirituality, identity, urbanization, food security and resource extraction.

Artist Fee:           1,500.00 CAD
Deadline:            October 4, 2019, 5:00pm PDT
Duration:             April, 2020 - April, 2021
Installation:       March, 2020

For more information and how to apply please visit https://www.richmond.ca/culture/publicart/opportunities.htm and download the Capture 2020 Call or contact the Public Art Program at publicart@richmond.ca.