Request for Proposals - Indigenous Art

UNBC is inviting Indigenous, B.C.-based artists to submit proposals for a permanent, public art installation at our Prince George campus.

In the spirit of reconciliation, the commission aims to celebrate Indigenous culture in the area while complementing the teaching and academic research needs of the community.


Virgil and Shirley Stanley (1989) Beaver Woman [Red cedar and acrylic paint]. UNBC Artwork Collection, Prince George.

The artwork can be traditional or contemporary, and range from different forms including painting, carving, statue, sculpture, interactive, performance and digital. Submissions are welcome from established or emerging artists.

Funding: $20,000
Questions due date: September 11, 2019
Close date: October 31, 2019 


Request for Proposal

Submission Process


Register and apply online


On-Campus Artwork

UNBC has a proud history of hosting Indigenous artwork from around the region, the province and further north. Here are some examples of artwork displayed at our Prince George Campus.


Lyle Wilson (1991) Grizzly Bear Transformation Mask


Unknown artists Salish Weave Basket and Interior Salish Basket


Robert Frederick (2012) Banuts'ukuih: The Cottonwood Canoe Coming to Shore