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Call for Artists – Request for Expressions of Interest
Artwork for BMO KidzArt Dayz Festival Branding

Two Rivers Gallery (Prince George, BC) is seeking an artist to create an artwork for our 2018 BMO KidzArt Dayz festival branding.  This is a paid job for artwork that will be adapted by our graphic designer and used for all marketing channels including t-shirts, print and online media (event sponsors, logos and performers will be added in the graphic design process). 

BMO KidzArt Dayz will take place on July 6 and 7, 2018.  This festival is a free two-day celebration of the imagination featuring live entertainment and hands-on art making for kids of all ages.  In 2016 and 2017 the festival drew over 10,000 attendees from British Columbia, Alberta and across Canada.

Please visit www.tworiversgallery.ca for more information on the organization and festival.

Who can submit:

Professional Canadian illustrators, graphic artists, printmakers, painters, photo-manipulators (no conventional photography submissions).  Please note that image must translate well into a one colour linear representation for application on t-shirts.


What to submit:

  • Bio (max 2 paragraphs)
  • Artist’s CV (max 3 pages)
  • Link to your online portfolio and up to 5 images of your work
  • Concept sketch

Compensation:

$1,500.00 will be paid to the artist upon receipt of a high resolution (RAW) digital image of the artwork.  Artist will retain original artwork and artist’s image will not be used by Two Rivers Gallery outside of advertising for BMO KidzArt Dayz.  Contract will be provided. 

How to submit:

Email your submission to: twyla@tworiversgallery.ca

Deadline for Submissions:

March 1, 2018

 

Call for Artists Request for Expressions of Interest
Community Collaborative Artwork for BMO KidzArt Dayz

Two Rivers Gallery is seeking an artist to create a temporary collaborative or interactive artwork with visitors to our 2018 BMO KidzArt Dayz festival.

BMO KidzArt Dayz will take place on July 6 and 7, 2018.  This festival is a free two-day celebration of the imagination featuring live entertainment and hands-on art making for kids of all ages.  In 2016 and 2017 the festival drew over 10,000 attendees from British Columbia, Alberta and across Canada.

Please visit www.tworiversgallery.ca for more information on the organization and festival.

Who can submit:

Professional Canadian artists working in any media who have prior experience with public engagement projects and / or working with children.

Considerations:

Artwork must be highly accessible for public engagement for up to 2,500 visitors per day.  Staff and volunteers will be available for support.  Artist must be present for installation of work on July 5 and for the activation of the work on July 6 and 7 from 10am-3pm.

 Artwork can be installed in one or more of the following spaces (please see photographs):

  • indoors Two Rivers Gallery within the atrium programming space
  • outdoors on the sculpture court (second floor)
  • outdoors within the Canada Games Plaza (tents available)

 Artwork should achieve one or more of the following:

  • engage in dialogue or exchange of ideas with participants
  • include participants as co-creators of work
  • be highly interactive and provide opportunity for active public participation

What to submit:

  • Brief statement outlining your experience working with public engagement and children
  • Bio (max 2 paragraphs)
  • Artist Statement (max 2 paragraphs)
  • Artist’s CV (max 3 pages)
  • Contact information for 3 references who can comment on your work and /or experience with public engagement / children
  • Proposal outlining the project you plan to undertake
  • List of materials and technical requirements (Max budget $1,500.00)
  • Link to your online portfolio and up to 10 images of your work
  • Concept sketch

 Compensation:

Two Rivers Gallery will cover the costs of all expendable materials required for public participation up to $1,500.00.  If recycled materials are part of the proposal, Two Rivers Gallery will assist in obtaining materials.

Artist will be paid CARCC presentation rates ($536 / day) for the two festival days and CARCC installation rate for installing the work ($271-$453, depending upon installation time required).

Travel and accommodation will also be covered for the artist. Contract will be provided. 

How to submit:

Email your submission to: twyla@tworiversgallery.ca

Deadline for Submissions:

March 15, 2018

Photos of space on following pages:

 Sculpture_Court.jpgSculpture_Court_2.jpgGallery_Space_2.jpgGallery_Space.jpgOutside_2.jpgOutside.jpgOutside_Plaza.jpgOutside_Plaza_2.jpgOutside_Civic.jpg

 

 

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