Call For Artists: City of Burnaby Kingsway Honda Redevelopment

The City of Burnaby is seeking artist(s) to develop an art concept and design for the Kingsway Indigenous Trail.  

Artists are asked to nominate themselves or others by sending an email with name and examples of work, to be considered for the short list. 

The deadline for expression of interest is March 15, 2022.

  1. Interested artist/artist teams may forward their name and previous work samples: Email Jessica MacDaniel (jessica@dkl.bc.ca) by March 15, 2022.

  2. Four short-listed artists will be contacted to create concepts. Each short-listed artist will be awarded $5000.

  3. The artist selected by a jury will be awarded the project (worth over $800,000), and will be asked to develop their concept and design, through to fabrication to installation.
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For more information, please download the information packages below or contact Jessica MacDaniel at jessica@dkl.bc.ca

  • Timeline
  • Role of the Artist
  • Application Requirements

Expression of Interest deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Artist names should be forwarded to the Public Art Consultant, along with a website or artwork examples to demonstrate capacity to undertake project.

Mid March 2022: Selection Panel assembled

  • Selection Panel to review long listed artists and narrow down to a short list of four artists.
  • Short listed artists to be contacted to develop concepts.

April - August 2022

  • Artists to develop and present concept proposals.
  • Selection Panel to select one artist to be awarded the commission to execute their proposed work.

The Artist(s) awarded a Public Art Contract will be responsible for the following:

  • Creating a budget for the artwork including all project costs.
  • Developing a time line for artwork fabrication.
  • Meeting with the project team members to discuss progress at important milestones.
  • Overseeing the fabrication and installation of their work.
  • Providing drawings and project documentation as needed.
  • Creating a maintenance manual for the City or strata corporation to use in the artwork’s care.

Eligible Artists:
Artists of Burnaby's Local Host Nations

Successful candidates will demonstrate the capacity to undertake a project of this scale and public nature.

Concepts of interest involve those that speak to the history of site, regarding time, movement and transportation. 

Interested artists should send their name and samples of work to Jessica MacDaniel at jessica@dkl.bc.ca by Tuesday, March 15, 2022.