Calls for Submissions

Calls for Submissions

Calls include: permanent and temporary Public art; Poet Laureates; Art on the Screens; and other opportunities.

Current Calls:

Temporary Public Art: Banner Program

The City of Mississauga invites professional artists and illustrators to submit proposals to create original banner artwork. Artists are asked to propose artwork that forms a series of neighbourhood portraits that celebrate the unique culture and characteristics of Mississauga's neighbourhoods, while unifying the city in an impactful and creative movement to foster local pride and positivity. Submission will be accepted until April 25 2021 at 10:00pm.

Request for Proposals: Light-based Artwork

The City of Mississauga's Public Art Program invites Ontario-based artists to submit proposals of new or existing light-based artwork to be a part of Light Up the Square 2021. For this project, the City of Mississauga is seeking large-scale, medium, or small existing works and/or new commissions in a variety of mediums that center on ideas and themes of hope and renewal. Submissions will be accepted until May 9, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Request for Proposals: Sculpture Court Skate Park

The City of Mississauga Public Art Program invites emerging Mississauga artists or artist teams (photographers, illustrators, graphic designers, painters, etc.) to submit proposals to create original digital artwork for Mississauga's Sculpture Court, a multi-use ramp and skateboarding park in downtown Mississauga. Submissions will be accepted until May 30, 2021 at 11:45pm.

Resident Artist Program at the Living Arts Centre

The Resident Artist Program is designed to support emerging and mid-career artist and artisans in developing and maintaining their art and design practice. The RA Program provides exhibition opportunities, mentorship and professional training, networking and commission opportunities to artists displaying dynamic artistic merit and comprehensive technical ability in the studio of their choice.

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