Design Sought for Historical Themed Public Art Piece Chestermere, AB

Date: Sep 9, 2019

Designer Sought for Historical Public Art for Chestermere - a project by Chestermere Historical  Foundation. 

WANTED: a designer experienced in designing outdoor public art; preferably from the Chestermere area. If interested please supply photos, details on previous work, and reference. 

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) 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. should reflect the history of this municipality from its inception as a Summer Village to a City. A third cast bronze plaque will be commissioned explaining the history & significance of the materials. That piece (size same as other bronze pieces) should be included in the design. Other materials may be used to complete the piece.

Historic materials can be viewed at this link. ( or see webpage menu) www.chestermerehistoricalfoundation.org 

LOCATION: Park area near Lift Station #10 off Chestermere Blvd and Rainbow Road ( NE corner of this intersection).

FEE: Negotiated.

CONSTRUCTION: Tendered by Chestermere Historical Foundation.

TIME FRAME: Installation intended for spring 2020. Competition open until suitable designer found.

CONTACT: www.chestermerehhistoricalfoundation.org  Contact Us link, or FB message https://www.facebook.com/Chestermerehistorical/.