Historical Public Art – Call for Artist’s Design

WANTED: a designer who is experienced in designing outdoor public art.  If interested please supply photos, details on previous work and reference.  CHF would appreciate this person being from Chestermere.

PROJECT: Using historical materials ( ½ palate of bricks from first Summer Village office, two cast bronze plaques approx. 45cm x 35 cm, the letters T O W N in burnished steel, three brass numbers 1 5 6 from original building see photos below) design an artistic piece of sculpture/public art which is weather proof, safe and could be mounted on a concrete base which, if needed, could be moved.  A third cast bronze plaque will be commissioned explaining the history/significance of the materials.  That should be included in the design.  Other materials may be used to complete the piece. 

LOCATION: tentatively park area near Lift Station #10 off Chestermere Blvd and Rainbow Road.

FEE: negotiated.

CONSTRUCTION: tendered by Chestermere Historical Foundation.

TIME FRAME: installation spring 2020. Competition open until suitable designer found.

CONTACT: Use ‘Contact Us’ link on this webpage, or FB message https://www.facebook.com/Chestermerehistorical/

One of the bronze plaques from first Summer Village Office
Bronze plaque from Town of Chestermere office
Burnished steel letters TOWN from present City Hall when it was the Town Hall
Bricks from the original Summer Village Office Building
Address numbers from first Summer Village office at 156 East Chestermere DRive

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