Call to Artists

The Town of Banff through the Community Art Committee is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e Request for Qualifications) from midcareer and senior professional artists to create a permanent work of art in a newly re-envisioned public space in downtown Banff. This call is open to mid-career and established Canadian artists or artist teams possessing a demonstrated capacity for working effectively on public art projects and adhering to project timelines and budgets. Applicants from all backgrounds, identities and geographical locations across Canada are encouraged to apply.

Call to Artists

Project Details
Deadline for Submissions:July 23, 2021
Shortlist Notification:August 6, 2021

Between August 7 – September 30, 2021

Artist to select 2-4 days to visit Banff (subject to delay based on public health orders)

Maquette Due:November 20, 2021
Final Artist Selection:December 1, 2021
Engineered Drawings Due:March 1, 2022
Installation:May 2022
Artist Talk/Public Presentation:Spring 2022 – near the end of installation