Temporary Public Art Program

Each year, artists are invited to submit proposals for temporary public art. Submissions are reviewed by a selection committee, and successful artworks are installed in City parks and public spaces for one year.

How to submit your proposal

The call for 2020 Temporary Outdoor Public Art proposals has closed (2019-OCT-21).  The call for proposals was issued through Bid Opportunities (RFP NO. 2474 CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR TEMPORARY OUTDOOR ART 2020) and the successful artists are listed below.  

2020 Installations

Ten new pieces of public art will be installed in City parks and spaces as part of our Temporary Public Art Program in May 2020, as part of Public Art Week. 

  • JOY IN THE LIFE AND BALANCE - Joanne Helm
  • HISTORY NEEDS A REWRITE - Maggie Wouterloot
  • SEA BED - Peter Achurch
  • THE FOSSIL LAUGHS - Steve Milroy
  • OUT FROM OUT WHERE: BEYOND LIMINALITY - Bryan Faubert
  • JARDINIERE - Deryk & Samuel Houston
  • NAME YOUR DOG! - Joel Prevost
  • OUR COMMON ANCESTOR - Maggie Wouterloot
  • NOT OUT OF THE WOODS - Marc Walter
  • UNTITLED - Troy Moth

Want to be notified of future artist opportunities?

Contact us at cultureandevents@nanaimo.ca and request to be added to our Artist Contact List to receive notification of future artist opportunities offered by the City of Nanaimo.

Questions?

We're happy to help. Contact us directly at 250-755-4483 or cultureandevents@nanaimo.ca.

Contact Us

Culture & Events 250-755-4483
cultureandevents@nanaimo.ca

Last updated: January 22, 2020

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