RFP: Salton Bridge Public Art Integration

  • Commissioning Entity: City of Abbotsford
  • Budget: $45000
  • Open Date: 2018-02-23
  • Commissioning Location: Canada
  • Geographic Eligibility: Other
  • Close Date: 2018-03-06

Brief Description

The purpose of this RFP is to award a commission to an artist or firm to supply artwork to integrate with the new Salton Road Pedestrian/Cycle Bridge spanning Highway 1. BUDGET: $57,000 CAD In 2011, City of Abbotsford Council adopted the Public Art Policy to promote and facilitate the integration of public art throughout Abbotsford. The Policy aims to establish creative and cultural expression in public spaces and across the city, celebrating local heritage, and embracing a sense of experimentation in the activation of making beautiful and interesting public places for people. The specific goals are to be diverse and inclusive, to animate Abbotsford’s public realm, and draw attention to the city as a vital municipality which promotes arts, culture, and heritage.