COMPETITION

The Winter Garden Committee (consisting of Chris Cooper, Curator/Project Coordinator; Marcy Shelvey, Architect with Samson Engineering Inc./Storefront MB; Leanne Petrin, Affordable Housing Programs Manager for Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation; Hope Switzer, Community Development Coordinator, Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation) put out a call to artists, architects, and designers to submit an idea which connects to the theme Winter Garden.

A jury reviews applications and selects an invited designer on the basis of:

  • The exploration of the following themes: Winter Garden and selected themes

  • Design Proposal – creativity, originality, and clarity

  • Methodology

  • Ability to create and install the project within the timeframe

  • Demonstrated ability of the invited Designer to engage community members.

  • Experience with and expressed desire to create artwork for and in the public realm

 

Jury

Chris Cooper, local artist and Art Educator with the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba

Marcy Shelvey, Architect with Samson Engineering Inc./Storefront MB

Leanne Petrin, Affordable Housing Programs Manager for Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation

Hope Switzer, Community Development Coordinator, Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation

John Hampton, Director for the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba

Kevin Bertram, Community Development Coordinator for the City of Brandon