The Arts Office is accepting Expressions of Interest from professional artists or artist teams to integrate site specific public artworks as part of a new Community Recreation Centre project at 851 West Queens Road in North Vancouver. There are four public art opportunities associated with this Call. Artists may apply to be considered for one, two, three, or all four projects outlined in this package. The submission deadline is Friday May 16, 2014.
Art Project #1: Interior Entrance Atrium Space
Location: Entrance Atrium Space (includes a 3 story atrium space)
Theme: Connectivity – See Section 4 Themes)
Goal: Focusing on the interior entrance area of the Centre, create a meaningful, bold impact, signature artwork that welcomes everyone and delivers bold impact sparking conversation, contemplation, and community connection.
Art Project #2 – Interior Opportunity
Location: Flexible TBD (i.e. pool area, feature wall, hallway, change area)
Theme: Open (See Section 4 Themes)
Goal: Create a site specific artwork that echos the spirit and function of the selected location.
Art Project #3 – Exterior Plaza Water Feature
Location: Entrance Plaza – Water Feature
Suggested Theme: Water Play (See Section 4 Themes)
Art Project #4 – Exterior Opportunity
Location: Flexible TBD (ie. facades, outdoor seating, landscape)
Theme: Building Blocks (See Section 4 Themes)
Goal: The exterior of the facility will be enjoyed by a large cross section of people coming to the Centre, the walking trails and the playing field, or simply driving by on their daily commute.