Churchill Park Public Art Project [Call for artists]

City of Hamilton

The City of Hamilton is seeking professional Artists or Artist-Led Teams to create a permanent Public Art work(s) to be located along a new path in the western section of Churchill Park, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens Teaching Garden. Artists are asked to propose art works that will speak to themes related to Human Rights and the legacy of great humanitarians such as Raoul Wallenberg, who saved over 100,000 Jews from the Holocaust.

Artists will be selected by a citizen Jury through a two-stage process involving a written statement of approach and qualifications followed by submission of a detailed proposal by selected Artists.

Award:
$200,000
Short-listed Artists completing a Stage 2 submission will receive a $1200 honorarium.

 

Submission Deadline:
Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM (EST)

Artist Information Meeting:
Thursday October 18, 2018, 7 PM
Westdale Library (Program Room) – 955 King Street West, Hamilton
Artists are invited to view a presentation on the adjudication process and submission requirements and ask questions.
This is not a mandatory meeting.

For more information and to make a submission please see:
https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/culture/churchill-park-public-art-project

 

or contact:

Jen Anisef
Public Art & Projects Section
Tourism and Culture Division, City of Hamilton
Tel: 905.546.2424 ext. 7612
e-mail: