REQUEST FOR ARTIST QUALIFICATIONS METROLINX PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES

  • Commissioning Entity: Metrolinx
  • Budget: $4000000
  • Open Date: 2017-05-06
  • Commissioning Location: Canada
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2017-05-29

Brief Description

Metrolinx invites professional artists to submit their credentials for consideration to the first stage of competition for several upcoming integrated public art opportunities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, Canada. The first opportunity is the Davenport Diamond Grade Separation in Toronto. This 1.4km elevated guideway and green corridor in an urban setting will increase community connectivity and create new public spaces including a multi-use trail. The total integrated art budget for this project is $4 million CAD all-inclusive, and will incorporate up to four artwork sites. Additional upcoming opportunities include transit station new builds and Rapid Transit corridors in municipalities across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Artwork budgets for these projects range from $250K-$1M CAD each.