CALGARY, ALBERTA.- The City of Calgary Public Art Program , in conjunction with the Utilities and Environmental Protection (UEP) Department, is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced visual artists. Relevant experience with artist in residencies will be considered an asset.
The Exploring Water, Space, & Light: A Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Artist Residency seeks to engage an artist whose expertise must include practical, demonstrated experience in the field of visual art forms with the ability to work within a collaborative environment. The Residency will be located at the Water Centre.
Artists fees for this 7 day residency include: $2,000 Residency Fee, $ 900 Exhibition Fee, TBD Materials Budget.
The purpose of the public art commissioned for the water centre was to create dialogue around, and illustrate the purpose of, the water centre, and to foster a greater understanding of the management of our water resources.
The purpose of the collaborative interdisciplinary artist residency is to celebrate and explore the unique environment created by the pairing of the public art and architecture of the water centre. It also serves to promote access and education regarding of the functionality of the place in an innovative manner.
Submissions must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2007.
To submit a proposal, clearly mark your proposal “Water, Space, & Light: A Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Artist Residency, Attn. Sheila Perry” and
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