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Bid Number: CD021119
Bid Title: Muralist for Outdoor Community Murals
Category: Municipal Tenders
Status: Open

Description:

ARTIST WANTED!!

The City of Brooks is seeking an artist to create a series of murals to be installed in the summer of 2019 and 2020. Requirements are as follows:

  • Artist must have WCB Coverage, Liability Insurance, experience and training with working from heights, fall protection, and comply with the City of Brooks Contractor Safety Program.
  • Artist must have experience in creating outdoor murals and provide examples and references.
  • Must be able to adequately design and create a series of similar, consistent, themed murals under the direction of City Staff.
  • It is preferred that people could interact and take photos with the mural in a way that goes beyond the mural being a beautiful backdrop.  The artist will design the images in such a way that people could pose and be part of the art.
  • Three (3) murals to be completed in 2019 and three murals to be completed in 2020.
  • Each mural will be created on areas approximately 15 feet by 20 feet.
  • Murals will be either painted on or applied to the exterior of municipally owned facilities.
  • Artist must supply their own materials and necessary equipment/tools.
  • The mural theme will be “Community Values”.  Each mural will be based on a different value, such as “I value strength”, “I value kindness”, or “I value knowledge”.  The mural will have those words, plus other stylized words stylized to communicate the message, and images/graphic representations of the theme.  Such as hands and dumbbells and knots for strength, or books and shapes and tools for knowledge.
  • Location #1 (knowledge) is approximately 12’H x 10’W. Location #2 (strength) is approximately 18’H x 20’W.  Location #3 (kindness) is approximately 20’H x 15’W. The spaces do not need to have full coverage.

Serious inquiries only. Send questions, portfolios and proposals to Lisa Tiffin, Manager of Community Development,

Publication Date/Time:
2/11/2019 5:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
2/23/2019 5:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Contact ltiffin@brooks.ca
Contact Person:
Lisa Tiffin, ltiffin@brooks.ca

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