PUBLIC ART IN TOFINO

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:


CURRENT PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2017 Call to Artists - Short Term Installation on Third Street - 

COMPETITION CLOSED - AWARD TO PETE CLARKSON

The District of Tofino invited 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.

At the September 13, 2017 Public Art Advisory Committee meeting, Pete Clarkson's "Tofino Float'em Garden" was chosen as the wimmer of the competition. Pete will be working with the District of Tofino and students of Ucluelet Secondary School to create and install a sculpture garden along the landscaped area. 

Artist's Sketch (Tofino Float'em Garden)
Artist's Sketch (Tofino Float'em Garden)

PROJECT DETAILS
See Competition Documents for More Information

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

Deadline: August 31, 2017.

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: 

      

 


Contact:
Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann
Manager of Corporate Services
250-725-3229 ext. 610
egoatcher-bergmann@tofino.ca