The Mamquam Blind Channel pedestrian bridge is a new pedestrian lift bridge that will connect downtown Squamish to SEAandSKY and provide a transportation link for residents to walk and cycle into downtown Squamish. This is an opportunity for a Squamish Nation artist or artist collective to showcase their creative talent on a longstanding piece of infrastructure and integrate Squamish culture into the design of the bridge.
Interested artists are invited to develop 2D designs that will be integrated into the bridge. A single artist or artist collective may submit a proposal.
The total contract value is $10,000.00 and the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
For more information, please download the Call for Artists Information Package.
November 5, 2021 – Issue art call to Squamish Nation Members
December 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm – Deadline for submissions
December 10, 2021 – Panel review and selection
December 15, 2021 – Notification of successful applicant
Interested artists are invited to develop 2D designs that will be integrated into the bridge.
A single artist or artist collective may submit a proposal for with Design A, Design B, or both. The total contract value is $10,000.00.
The design should:
Elements to include could be visual motifs, images, words, or a combination, and materials used are to be metal and concrete. The selected artist or artists will not be responsible for fabricating these art pieces, but rather to create a design(s) and work with the fabricator over a minimum of three meetings to ensure the design(s) are appropriate and feasible.
Artists interested in this project must prepare and submit an electronic application by email to Elizabeth Ross, Heritage Technical Advisor, Ta na wa Yúus ta Stitúyntsam̓ (Rights & Title).
Deadline: December 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Please include the following: