The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery, in partnership with Carleton North High School and The Town of Florenceville-Bristol, invites professional artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to design a permanent site-specific artwork for the Carleton North High School Library in Florenceville-Bristol, NB.

This is a two-stage pilot project.

Deadline: 4:00 pm Tuesday 31 October 2017

Budget: Selected Artist Design Fee: $3,500.00

Selected Artist Residency at CNHS Fee: $1,000.00 (time to be negotiated)

Contact: Jennifer Stead, Executive Director & Curator, The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery, Florenceville-Bristol, NB email: jennifer@mccainartgallery.com


All professional artists who reside in New Brunswick. 


Carleton North High School is a cultural hub in Florenceville-Bristol hosting many community sporting and arts events, including being home to the 39-year-old Carleton Victoria Arts Council and the Weldon Matthews Theatre.

The commissioned artwork will be installed in the library, on the second floor of the building. Recent renovations to the library have resulted in fewer stacks, banks of computers and comfortable seating, creating an environment designed for collaboration and knowledge co-construction.  The commissioned art work should reflect the concepts of learning, community, and diversity.

The selected location for the art is an existing floor-to-ceiling “frame” structure, with an 8’ x 10’ x 2’ opening that is parallel to a plate glass curtain wall over-looking the main approach to the building. Lit at night, the art will be visible from the exterior as well as the interior of the building.

For details about the call please go to mccainartgallery.com/Events/CNHS Public Art Opportunity.