Call for applications : Public art expert – Pointe-Claire Public Art Committee
The City of Pointe-Claire is currently seeking a public art expert to serve on its public art committee. This committee is responsible for issuing recommendations to support the enhancement and promotion of the works already displayed on City’s territory and developing public art projects rooted in the community.
Over the past few years, the City has funded major mural projects as well as other public works of art that have helped to enhance the public space. Harnessing the potential of public art as a community development tool, reinforcing citizens’ sense of belonging to their environment and their city, and embellishing the public space through artistic endeavours are the main objectives of this committee.
The person sought possesses the following qualities and skills:
- Recognized professional experience in public art and/or in the field of visual arts
- Good understanding of public art issues and the integration of the arts in architecture and the municipal environment
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary committee and with people who do not necessarily work in an arts discipline (the committee is made up of citizens, local artists, an employee from the Planning Department, a city councillor and the manager of the Art Gallery).
- Bilingualism (French and English)
Meeting frequency: This committee will meet three to five times a year. Meetings usually last two hours. Until further notice, meetings will be held by videoconference.
Professional fees: Remuneration will be provided.
The deadline to submit an application is March 21, 2022. Applications must include a cover letter and an updated resume.
By e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org@pointe-claire.ca
By mail to: Selection Committee – Pointe-Claire Public Art Committee
176 Du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore Road
Pointe-Claire, Québec H9S 4J7
Information: Jacinthe Blanchard-Pilon, 514-630-1220 ext. 1779