Call to Artists - Wrapping of Downtown Utility Boxes

 

 

CALL TO ARTISTS

 

The Downtown Business Improvement Association (BIA) in partnership with the Campbell River Arts Council, the City of Campbell River, B.C. Hydro and Telus are calling to artists to submit work for the following projects.

 

VENUE

Three (3) Hydro boxes on the east side of the 1200 and 1300 blocks of Shoppers Row. Two (2) Telus boxes on the east side of the 900 block of Shoppers Row and one box on a pole at the corner of 10th Ave. and Shoppers Row.  Please refer to attached pictures.

 

Artists will be paid for the use of their image, transferred to a vinyl wrap for installation on the box.  The artists retain all copyright of the image.

 

WORK MEDIA

Artists’ work must conform with the City’s Cultural Precinct’s guidelines.  A link to the guidelines is here: http://www.campbellriver.ca/docs/default-source/planning-building-development/cr-refresh-downtown---final---june-2017.pdf?sfvrsn=d7a26108_10

 

The work can be in the form of painting, photography, collage.

 

WORK SIZE

Dimensions of the boxes.  Artists are encouraged to visit the five (5) box sites.

 

1. North Entrance to Tyee Plaza #71826 - 71 ½ x 66 x 37 (h) 

#101 - 39 x 34 x 26 (h)

 

2. Art Gallery  #1591 - 38 x 33 3/4 x 26 1/4 (h)

 

3. South Entrance to Tyee Plaza  # 2022/2024 - 57 ½ x 18 x 49 3/4 (h)

 

4. Chevron Gas Station # 2023/2025 - 57 ½ x 18 x 49 3/4(h)

 

5. Corner of 10th Ave. and Shoppers Row - 20 x 8 1/4 x 24 (h)

 

REQUIREMENTS

Artists are to provide a cover letter describing their proposal

 

Images should be emailed to: janpwade [at] outlook [dot] com

 

Once images are selected from email submissions, artists will be asked to provide digital images on a flash drive or CD/DVD.  Images should be presented in JPEG format set to 300 dpi resolution.  Images should be 4"x 6".

 

TIMELINE

The Call to Artists closed on October 25, 2018.

 

 

 

 

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