The only way to make meaningful public art is to hire artists who live or lived in the area where the art will go.
Public art has a cost to taxpayers, but projects that feature the art of students in busy places like SkyTrain stations can be a huge opportunity, said a former Langara art student.
Langara College gives students the opportunity to create a public art project as part of the fine arts program in partnership with InTransit BC.
This year sees the return of a partnership with Langara College and the Canada Line to create a work of public art on display at the Langara SkyTrain station. Students are currently working on a piece titled Shelter, which is a…