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    September 23, 2020

    Edgemont Senior Living Inc., in partnership with the District of North Vancouver, invites expressions of interest from artists or artist teams to design and integrate site specific art at this soon-to-be constructed seniors' supportive living residence located at a prominent intersection one block from the heart of Edgemont Village.

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    August 15, 2020

     

    REMINDER! Staburn Property Group is seeking an artist or a team of artists to create artwork associated with the development of a new mixed-use complex location in the Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood of North Vancouver. It is intended that the artwork will be an iconic piece which will help bring attention and sense of place to the Mews.  Submission deadline is August 22, 2014, 2pm.

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    July 31, 2020

     

    The City of North Vancouver in partnership with Squamish Nation, is seeking Expressions of Interest from Squamish Nation Artists to create and install contemporary Coast Salish public artworks along a new section of the North Shore Spirit Trail between Mosquito Creek Marina and Bewicke Avenue.  Submission deadline is September 5, 2014.

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    July 03, 2020

    Anthem Properties is seeking an artist or a team of artists to create artwork associated with the development of Maplewood Townhomes, a new residential complex located at 433 Seymour River Place in North Vancouver. This Call has been prepared to solicit responses from artists experienced with budgeting, fabrication and working with design teams.  Submission deadline is July 24, 2014.

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    June 10, 2020

     

    NEW: Site Map added (see below)**.  This summer, the City of North Vancouver will be commencing a streetscape renovation, and transit and pedestrian facilities upgrade project on Lonsdale Avenue between Esplanade and Third Street. This is a call for Expressions of Interest from the City of North Vancouver Public Art Program, seeking an artist or artist team to integrate site specific public art on the Lonsdale Avenue median. The deadline for submissions is 4pm, Friday June 13, 2014.

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    June 05, 2020

    The Arts Office administers Community Public Art Programs on behalf of the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver.  Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Community Public Art Program in the City and District of North Vancouver. 

    The NEW application deadline is Monday June 30, 2014.

    Pictured above:  "Back Door Artists" at North Shore Neighbourhood House. A 2013 City of North Vancouver Community Public Art Project spearheaded by local artists Therese Lydia Joseph and Iris Low.

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    May 01, 2021

     

    DEADLINE CORRECTION: Due to an error on the Call document, the confirmed deadline for this Call is Monday May 5, 2014.

     

    The District of North Vancouver has identified an opportunity for public art to be considered and integrated into a concept design for the new Keith Road Bridge spanning Lynn Creek.  The municipality is seeking a professional artist able to design one-of-a-kind elements that can be creatively incorporated into the required bridge components such as railings, lighting, sidewalks and retaining walls. The scope of this call is limited to creating the final design packaage in consultation with a project design team, with a main contractor being responsible for its fabrication and installation.

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    April 29, 2021

     

    Public Art Information Session
    Wednesday April 30th @ 4pm
    District of North Vancouver Municipal Hall
    355 Queens Road, North Vancouver

    Artists, design teams and other interested parties are invited to an Information Session to learn more about the four site specific public artworks that will be integrated into the new William Griffin Community Recreation Centre project in North Vancouver.

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    April 17, 2021

    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.

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    April 14, 2021
    Marcon Lynn Valley Homes Ltd. (MLVH) is seeking a British Columbia-based artist or team of artists to create artwork(s) associated with the development of a new residential complex and redevelopment of Lynn Valley United Church and surrounding property. Submission deadline is May 12, 2014, 2pm.
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    February 26, 2021

     

    This is a call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from the City of North Vancouver Public Art Program, seeking an artist or artist team to create and install site specific Public Art as part of the 2014 Chief Mathias Joe Park renewal project. Submission deadline is Monday March 24, 2014, 4pm.

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    November 01, 2020

     

    The North Vancouver Public Art Advisory Committee (NVPAAC) is currently accepting applications for volunteer service on the 2014 Committee. 

    The NVPAAC is a volunteer body of nine members chosen for their background, knowledge and expertise in the area of public art, architecture, art, urban design, art history or residential development. NVPAAC members are appointed for a two-year term and are required to attend one monthly meeting.  In addition, members may occasionally be asked to serve on a time-limited, project-specific, public art selection panel.

    Current Openings:

    1. Artistic Community Member - an artist that resides, or has a work studio in the City of North Vancouver
    2. Community Member - community member with a passion for the arts residing in the City of North Vancouver
    3. Member-at-Large - community member with relevant experience residing in the District of North Vancouver
    4. Developer - a developer with an interest in North Vancouver

    Application Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2020

    Committee Terms of Reference

    2014 NVPAAC Application Form


    For more information, please contact:

    Lori Phillips, Public Art Coordinator
    E: 
    T:  604-982-3893

    WWW.ARTSOFFICE.CA

    ARTS I CULTURE I NORTH VANCOUVER

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    August 28, 2020

     

    August 28, 2020 - The District of North Vancouver Public Art Program, in partnership with Guildford Brooke Estates invites creative professionals interested in providing a site specific, functional, public art project on Mt Seymour Parkway.  Guildford Brooke Estates is planning to build a multi-unit townhouse project adjacent to Mt Seymour Parkway and as part of the development package they have dedicated funding for road improvements and public art. The District of North Vancouver recognizing that the location of this project serves as a key gateway location, has also contributed public art funds to the project. The goal of this public art project is to create an inventive functional fencing feature that will serve both as a bike lane barrier separating the cyclists from vehicle traffic and a public artwork that is distinctive and meaningful for area residents.  Submission deadline is Monday September 16, 2020 @ 4pm.

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    July 02, 2020

     

    The District of North Vancouver in partnership with Kevington Building Corporation Ltd. invites Expressions of Interest from artists or artist teams to design and integrate site specific public art into Edgemont Commons, a commercial development located in Edgemont Village in the District of North Vancouver.  Submission deadline is Wednesday July 24, 2013, 4pm.

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    July 02, 2020

     

    Shore Projects Ltd. is pleased to invite Artist and/or Artist Teams to submit design proposals for the creation of three different public art works that will be included in The Shore, a new residential development located at 720 West 2nd Street in the City of North Vancouver, between Marine Drive, Fell Avenue, and East 2nd Street Connector and Bewicke Avenue.

    The City of North Vancouver’s vision for the redevelopment of its former City Works Yard site is to develop the area into a gateway precinct of interrelated, livable, neighbourly residential and mixed use developments, highly accessible to the public and with community amenities that include a park and trail system for Mosquito Creek.

    There are three (3) separate public art calls for design proposals for The Shore, each with a different conceptual framework, theme, and budget. The Public Art Projects are entitled: Crossing, Arrival and Reflection.

    General Information Meeting - Interested artists are encouraged to attend this meeting to learn more about The Shore's Public Art Project.

    DATE: Tuesday July 9, 2020
    TIME:  10am
    LOCATION:  Adera, Tower II, Suite 1165, Bentall Room
    555 Burrard Street,Vancouver

    RSVP:  Kari Huhtala, Public Art Consultant,

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    June 19, 2020

     

    The District of North Vancouver Public Art Program, coordinated through the North Vancouver Arts Office is currently accepting Expressions of Interest from artists or artist teams to create and install a site specific public artwork at the Lynn Valley Village. Anchored by Lynn Valley Public Library, this pedestrian-only village has a diverse selection of shops and service, many of which are focused on environmentally conscious products and green alternatives, in keeping with the lifestyle and landscape of the Lynn Valley community.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday July 15, 2013, 4pm.

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    May 13, 2021

     

    Toby’s North Vancouver is inviting artists to design a site-specific public art piece at our Lot 'B' development in North Vancouver. Lot 'B' is located on Barrow Street near the corner of Main Street and Mountain Highway in the District of North Vancouver, just west of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge. The site is currently the parking lot of the former Lynnwood Inn.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 15, 2013, 3:00pm

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    April 15, 2021

     

    April 15, 2021 - BT Investments Ltd. is now accepting expressions of interest from artists or artist teams to design and integrate site-specific public art at their new 131 East Third street development called 'The Anchor' in North Vancouver.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday May 24, 2021 @ 4pm

    The development is mixed use, condos, market rental units and commercial ground floor unit. The choice of building name, 'The Anchor', reflects several themes. It has an obvious ship building connotation, and as well represents some symbolism for an opportunity for those downsizing, or those looking to stay where they were brought up, to 'Anchor' themselves to the North Shore. The building should attract locals and the 'Anchor' motif may give inspiration to artists expanding upon that theme.

    QUICK DETAILS:

    Project: 131 East 3rd St. 'The Anchor', City of North Vancouver

    Budget: $23,500

    Eligibility: This opportunity is open to professional artists, artist teams and design professionals who are able to meet the creative, eligibility and performance criteria; and, can demonstrate the skills to manage all phases of the implementation from design to installation coordination with the design team and the construction contractors.

    Submission Deadline: Friday May 24, 2021 @ 4pm

    Download the complete Call for Expressions of Interest (PDF).

    CONTACT:

    Kamran Tafreshi, Project Coordinator
    Email: (preferred method)
    Address: 126 – 998 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver, BC, V7P 3T2

    Tel: 604-306-3535
    Fax: 604-924-8081

     

    Visit the Arts Office website for more information about Public Art in North Vancouver: www.artsoffice.ca/public_art/

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    January 24, 2021

    The City of North Vancouver Public Art Program seeks Expressions of Interest from an artist or artist team to integrate site specific public art on the North Shore Spirit Trail in the Lonsdale Quay Area. Public art created for this location will become a significant cultural feature along the Spirit Trail and will serve as a gateway marker at a key entry point to the City of North Vancouver.

     

     

    QUICK DETAILS:

    Project: Spirit Trail Lonsdale Quay Waterfront location, City of North Vancouver

    Budget: $75,000

    Eligibility: This public art call invites expressions of interest from all professional Artists or Artist Teams that have the demonstrated creative expertise and technical skills to manage all phases of the process from design development through to installation in coordination with the project contractors and municipal staff.

    DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PUBLIC ART CALL HERE (PDF)

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday February 22, 2021 @ 4pm

    CONTACT:

    Lori Phillips, Public Art Coordinator
    The Arts Office
    315 – 1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver, BC, V7J 0A2
    604.982-3893

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    January 22, 2021

    Port Metro Vancouver - Low Level Road Construction Project

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: January 28, 2021 3pm

    Port Metro Vancouver, in partnership with the City of North Vancouver, has identified an opportunity for public art to be integrated into the design for the Low Level Road Project located alongside the north shore port terminals, Moodyville Park and Low Level Road in North Vancouver.

    Port Metro Vancouver is seeking an artist or artist team to create a design for incorporation into a section of retaining wall for the Low Level Road Project, located on Low Level Road in the City of North Vancouver, B.C. The scope for this art call is limited to creating the design and consultation with the Main Contractor, however the Main Contractor will be responsible for fabrication and installation of the art.

     

    DETAILS:

    Call to artists: Port Metro Vancouver

    Location: Low Level Road, North Vancouver

    Organization: Port Metro Vancouver

    Artist Commission: $30,000 includes artist fees, final design package, consultation, travel.

    Eligibility: Open to all professional artists.

    REVISED Deadline for Submission: January 28, 2021 3pm


    For full details on the project and specific information providing a submission go to: Port Metro Vancouver, Public Art Call

     

    PROJECT CONTACT:

    Cindy McCarthy
    c/o Port Metro Vancouver
    P: 604-665-9382
    E: cindy.mccarthy@portmetrovancouver.com

    Any further information and any questions received will be posted to www.porttalk.ca/lowlevelroad

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    January 07, 2021

     

    Port Metro Vancouver, in partnership with the City of North Vancouver, has identified an opportunity for public art to be integrated into the design for the Low Level Road Project located alongside the north shore port terminals, Moodyville Park and Low Level Road in North Vancouver.

    Port Metro Vancouver is seeking an artist or artist team to create a design for incorporation into a section of retaining wall for the Low Level Road Project, located on Low Level Road in the City of North Vancouver, B.C. The scope for this art call is limited to creating the design and consultation with the Main Contractor, however the Main Contractor will be responsible for fabrication and installation of the art.

     

    DETAILS:

    Call to artists: Port Metro Vancouver

    Location: Low Level Road, North Vancouver

    Organization: Port Metro Vancouver

    Artist Commission: $30,000 includes artist fees, final design package, consultation, travel.

    Eligibility: Open to all professional artists.

    Deadline for Submission: January 18, 2021 4pm

    For full details on the project and specific information providing a submission go to: Port Metro Vancouver, Public Art Call

     

    Project Contact:

    Cindy McCarthy
    c/o Port Metro Vancouver
    P: 604-665-9382
    E: cindy.mccarthy@portmetrovancouver.com

    Any further information and any questions received will be posted to www.porttalk.ca/lowlevelroad

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    December 13, 2020

    The North Vancouver Public Art Advisory Committee (NVPAAC) serves both the City and District of North Vancouver. Administered by the Arts Office, this volunteer committee reviews and advises on public art matters pertaining to the municipally administered civic, community and developer public art programs.

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    October 01, 2020

     

    Open Public Art Call - 1515 Barrow Street, District of North Vancouver

    PC Urban Properties Corp. is inviting artists or artist teams to design and integrate site specific public art at their 1515 Barrow St. development in North Vancouver. The Project is located in the Lower Lynn community of the District of North Vancouver. The design team and community members expressed a keen interest in incorporating the North Shore and the Lynnwood Inn’s past history into the Public Art display.

    QUICK DETAILS:

    Project: 1515 Barrow Street, District of North Vancouver

    Budget: $28,500

    Eligibility: Open to artists, artist teams and design professionals who are able to:

    • meet the creative, eligibility and performance criteria as outlined in the Call for Artists
    • demonstrate the skills to manage all phases of the implementation from design to installation coordination with the design and construction team.

    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: October 19, 2012, 4pm.

    For more information and to download the complete Call for Artists, click here.

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    July 31, 2020

     

    The City of North Vancouver's (CNV) Community Public Art Program welcomes applications for projects that provide opportunities for local residents to express the unique aspects of their neighbourhoods. Community Public Art encourages residents and artists to work collaboratively and emphasizes the potential participation of citizens in the creation of a publically accessible artwork.

    The next deadline for City of North Vancouver Community Public Art applications is Monday September 24, 2012, 4:00pm.

    For Community Public Art Program Guidelines and Application forms, please visit the Public Art webpage at www.artsoffice.ca

    For more information, contact:
    Lori Phillips, Public Art Coordinator
    The Arts Office

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    April 18, 2021

    The Arts Office administers two Community Public Art Programs for the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver respectively. The next deadline for applications for Community Public Art projects is Monday April 30, 2012, 4pm.

    Plus, the Arts Office welcomes your input as we develop a new Cultural Plan that will guide the development of arts and cultural activities in North Vancouver for the next 10+ years.

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    October 25, 2020

    The City of North Vancouver in partnership with Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) invites creative professionals interested in providing site specific public art on Spirit Trail at Lynnmouth Park to respond to this public art opportunity. MEC is currently building a new 27,000 sq foot commercial facility adjacent to Lynnmouth Park and as part of the development package they have dedicated funding for the provision of public art. The City of North Vancouver recognizing that the development site was situated in a high profile civic gateway location, has in turn contributed matching funds.

    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS - Monday November 14, 2020 @ 4pm

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    September 19, 2020

    TODAY, Monday September 19, 2020 at 4pm, is the deadline for Expressions of Interest for a public artwork for the western section of the North Vancouver Spirit Trail located in the District of North Vancouver.

    On August 24, 2011, a Call went out for the District of North Vancouver Public Art Program, coordinated through the North Vancouver Arts Office accepting Expressions of Interest from artists or artist teams to create and install a public artwork on the 'western' section of the North Vancouver Spirit Trail. The goal of this public art project is to create an inventive landmark feature that will serve as a “must see” destination point along the Spirit Trail. The site selected for the artwork is situated at a juncture between two roadways, industrial lands and natural parkland, providing a perfect convergence point for the placement of a vertical element.

  • September 30, 2020
    Pacific Arbour Retirement Communities Inc. (“Pacific Arbour”) is seeking an artist or artist team to create a public artwork for its soon to be built Mt. Seymour Seniors Residence facility located on the 3200 block of Mt. Seymour Parkway in The District of North Vancouver (DNV). This request for Expression of Interest is an Open Call to professional, Canadian and American artists living in the Pacific West Coast area.
  • July 08, 2020
    The Arts Office is currently accepting Expressions of Interest from artists or artist teams to integrate site specific public art into the new City of North Vancouver (CNV) Municipal Hall Expansion Project.