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Call to Artists Expression of Interest: Rideau Canal Crossing Public Art Project

Call to Artists Expression of Interest: Rideau Canal Crossing Public Art Project

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The City of Ottawa invites visual artists, no matter their medium, to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in a mentorship opportunity to design, fabricate and install an artist-designed public bench.

Two artists will be selected to design benches that will be installed on the western side of the Rideau Canal, between the Rideau Canal and the re-landscaped wetland area. One bench will be commissioned specifically to an Algonquin artist or artist team. Theses benches should help create a unique sense of place. This is a two-stage open competition held in accordance with the City of Ottawa Public Art Policy.

Deadline: February 28, 2018 at 4 pm EST

Budget: $20,000

Information: Allison O’Connor, Public Art Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 613-244-4429

Full details found here on the City of Ottawa website.


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