May 10 - July 15
Art Gallery seeks submissions from Canadian artists for permanent outdoor sculpture.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is seeking Expression of Interest
submissions from Canadian artists for a landmark permanent outdoor artwork to be
installed on the plaza of the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The work, to be completed and unveiled by July 2014, will commemorate the
Confederation Centre's 50th anniversary. The work should respond to the Centre's
mandate to celebrate the evolution of the country and to inspire through the visual
arts an appreciation, understanding, and enjoyment of Canada's diverse cultural
heritage through an enhancement of the Centre's public space. The selected work
will be added to the Centre's current collection of public outdoor sculpture. This is a
major, national‐level commission, with projects able to draw upon a commission
budget of up to $200,000 for artist fees, fabrication, engineering consultation,
shipping, and installation expenses.
Selection will be determined through a two‐tier process. An advisory council with
national representation will select a short list of approximately five artists in August
2012. Shortlisted artists will be asked to provide full proposals, including models, by
October 2012. Artists who provide full proposals will receive an honorarium.
Shortlisted proposals will be exhibited in December 2012. Public input and final
selection and budget approval will follow early in 2013.
Expression of Interest submissions are due July 15, 2012.
For further information on submission requirements and requested contents of proposal dossiers, please click here.
For further information about the Confederation Centre of the Arts, its history and mandate, click here
For architectural plans click here.