Calling all B.C. Aboriginal Artists: $20,000 Design Competition

Britco Design CompetitionHey Funds Fans and Artsy Folks!  Check this out…

Britco is pleased to launch a design competition, open to artists from Aboriginal Communities in British Columbia, to design an Aboriginal-inspired logo to complement Britco’s existing brand.

Britco’s brand promise for Aboriginal engagement is: “Building Possibilities”.  The Logo should reflect Britco’s the Aboriginal engagement brand promise, as well as the Mission Statement and Brand Promise that has guided Britco since it was established in Langley, BC in 1977.

The winner of the competition will receive $20,000.  Deadline: May 17th, 2013.

Britco is committed to meaningful, progressive and respectful engagement with Aboriginal Peoples. Their approach is built upon the following:

  • provide opportunities for fair, successful and long-term Aboriginal partnerships
  • offer capacity building initiatives and career opportunities for Aboriginal Peoples
  • be the industry leader in providing sustainable, superior quality buildings, and innovative solutions for Aboriginal projects

The contest will be adjudicated by a blue-ribbon panel chaired by Hon. Steven Point, OBC former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Other panel members include:

  • Tewanee Joseph, Competition Facilitor – former Chief Executive Officer of the Four Host First Nations Secretariat for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and current CEO of Tewanee Consulting Group;
  • Donia Snow, Executive Director for Aboriginal Relations at BC Hydro;
  • Bob Lof, General Manager, Construction Services for Devon Canada;
  • Greg D’Avignon, President and CEO of the BC Business Council; and,
  • Brenda Crabtree, Aboriginal Program Manager at Emily Carr University.

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