The District of Tofino supports an artful public realm through creative placemaking and provides opportunities for the development of public art works funded by the District, received by donation, and/or through community public art projects. 

Learn about Tofino's Public Art Program:


2017 Call to Artists - Short Term Installation on Third Street

The District of Tofino invites proposals from emerging and experienced West Coast Vancouver Island artists to design and create a short-term art installation to be placed along Third Street, between Campbell Street and Main Street, for a period of up to three years.

See Competition Documents for More Information

Location: The landscaped section along the end of Third Street.

Deadline: August 31, 2017. Late Submissions will not be considered.

Term of Installation: Up to three years.

Budget: $4,000 

Concept: The installation is designed to enhance the Main Street Upgrade Project by celebrating moments to pause that incorporate visual connections to Tofino's historic waterfront. 

Competition Documents:

Site Photos: 


Submission Requirements:

  • Submission Form
  • Concept Sketch – Two (2) page maximum concept design of proposal (drawing, painting, or other 2D rendering).
  • CV and Examples of Work – Two (2) page maximum current professional CV, up to five (5) image examples of previous work. Examples should provide a sense of the artist’s style and variety of work.

Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann
Manager of Corporate Services
250-725-3229 ext. 610