RFQ: Riverain Park Public Art- Ottawa, Ontario CA

  • Commissioning Entity

    Ottawa Public Art Program

  • Application Open Date


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  • Minimum Budget


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  • Location of Commission:

    Ontario, Canada, Ottawa

  • Commission Portal

    View Link

  • Geographic Eligibilty


  • Contact Name

    Allison O'Connor

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

  • Commission Document

    Document not uploaded

  • Brief Description

    The City of Ottawa invites professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications for the opportunity to design, fabricate and install permanent, site-specific artwork for Riverain Park, in Vanier, Ottawa. This two-stage competition in held in accordance with the Public Art Policy. This Request for Qualifications document provides information, details and submission requirements relating to the public art competition. As part of the first phase of the Vanier + Montreal Road Public Art Plan , the public art for Riverain Park will be one of many new public art pieces in Vanier. The artwork’s theme should focus on the natural environment of the area, and more specifically on the ecosystem of the Rideau River. The artwork should engage visitors through storytelling and provide opportunities to learn about the local flora, fauna and/or rich history of the Rideau River. This artwork should integrate into the newly redeveloped urban park and its many amenities by providing an additional artistic element, with a possible interactive or practical component. The artwork is required to be safe for the public, as well as vandal resistant. Objects that provide places to hide or obscure sightlines art are discouraged. Please find the Application Form linked here, and see the commission document for additional info and instructions. Thanks, -RFP Team