Bringing art to life in your community

Two new opportunities for artists!

Call for Design Collaborators
Request for Expressions of Interest
The Knot, Elgin Promenade

Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017
Budget:    $20,000

The City of Burlington has begun construction on an exciting new project. “The Knot” (or Elgin Promenade) is the name of an urban pathway connecting the downtown to the Centennial Multi-Use Pathway. This multi-use pathway will service more than 10,000 people every year and provide public space for a wide range of leisure activities, community events and easy access to shops and restaurants. It will also ensure that public space is preserved and celebrated for years to come.

The design of the new park will be led by architect team (company TBD), in consultation with the City of Burlington’s Capital Works Department. To complement this team, the City of Burlington is seeking a professional artist, designer or artist-led team to collaborate on the project. In addition to attending project meetings, the selected artist will provide input into the overall design of the pathway with specific attention paid to core place-making elements.

Click HERE to learn more…

Public Art Opportunity
Request for Expressions of Interest
Plains Road Traffic Median

Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017
Budget: $25,000

The City of Burlington invites artists to submit Expressions of Interest to create a permanent public artwork for a traffic island located at Plains Road (QEW Ramp, West of Plains Road QEW Overpass) in the Aldershot community of Burlington, Ontario.

This competition is open to all professional Canadian artists. An artwork proposal is not requested at this time. Artist applications will be reviewed on the basis of artistic merit, professional qualifications and experience. Short-listed artists will be paid an honorarium of $750 to develop a preliminary design concept.

Click HERE to learn more…

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