Call to Edmonton Artists

Client, Employer, or Organization: Edmonton Arts Council

Name of Contact: Eva Marie Clarke


Phone Number: 7804242787 extension 235


Job Title: Call to Edmonton Artists : Rossdale Pocket Park (RFP)

Job or Opportunity Description: The Rossdale Pocket Park public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Edmonton and area, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy "Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas" (C458C).

The Edmonton Arts Council, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, seeks an artist or artist team to create an outdoor sculptural installation for the Rossdale Pocket Park. The artwork can be existing, in as new condition, or a new creation. The sculpture(s) should be of intimate scale to suit the park's setting.

The Rossdale Park Project expands the existing Rossdale Linear park using land that is part of the fenced property surrounding Fire Station 21. The revitalized park will offer an inviting, usable, and safe space to the public.

The artwork(s) will be sited in the park's northwest corner. Two to four potential sites will be available. Artwork(s) will be placed on brick plinths.

$23,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm MST on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Early Fall 2018

For more information, or if you have questions, please email Grace Law, Public Art Officer - - or call 780.424.2787 extension 230.

Visit to download the Call

The Edmonton Arts Council will hold an Information Session on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in the Lestock Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre. RSVP to by Monday, October 23 - the event will be cancelled if there is low response.

The Edmonton Arts Council is committed to equity in all aspects of its work, and invites proposals from all potentially interested individuals.

Estimated Compensation: $23000

Application Deadline: 11/22/2017