Welcome to the City of Hamilton's Placemaking, Public Art and Projects Online Submissions page.  Please select the Public Art Project or Arts Award Nomination Category that you wish to submit to below and follow the instructions for submission. 

By making a submission, the Artist acknowledges that they, having carefully examined the Call for Artists document, including all Appendices and any clarifications or revisions posted on the project website, understand and agree to the requirements and processes as outlined. 

  

The City of Hamilton is seeking emerging Artists and Artists new to working in the public realm to submit proposals to design wraps for individual traffic signal boxes in Downtown Hamilton. The City will be responsible for printing the digitally-submitted artwork onto vinyl wraps and installation.

Artists may create work(s) specifically for this Call or may reformat an existing work. The work can be created in any medium but, if selected, must be provided as high-resolution digital files suitable for large-format printing. 

Work will be selected by a citizen Jury through a 2-stage process. Up to forty (40) sketch proposals will be shortlisted for public consultation. Each shortlisted proposal will receive a $50 honorarium. The Jury will then select ten (10) to thirty-two (32) of these proposals for implementation. 

Award: $650 per Traffic Signal Box Design

Submission Deadline: Thursday June 20th, 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)


It is the Artist’s responsibility to visit the project web page at  www.hamilton.ca/trafficboxpublicart to review the following Call for Artists documents as well as any posted Addendums to the Call for Artist documents:

Traffic Signal Box Wraps Public Art Project Call for Artists

Appendix A Submission Form (note: for hard copy submissions only)

Appendix B Site and Context Information  

Appendix C Artist Sketch Layout

Appendix D Materials and Methods 

Appendix E Sample Artist Agreement 


Communication

All questions related to this competition should be directed to:

Zahra Awang, Art in Public Places Project Specialist

Placemaking, Public Art and Projects  |  Tourism and Culture Division

Planning and Economic Development Department

City of Hamilton

P. O. Box 2040

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5 

Tel:  905.546.2424 ext. 7877  Fax: 905.540.5511  

E-mail: zahra.awang@hamilton.ca

By making a submission, the Artist acknowledges that they, having carefully examined the Call for Artists document, including all Appendices and any clarifications or revisions posted on the project website, understand and agree to the requirements and processes as outlined.    

The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to design a series of wraps for five (5) electrical boxes in Downtown Hamilton. The City will be responsible for printing the digitally-submitted artwork onto vinyl wraps and installation.

Artists may create work specifically for this Call or may reformat existing work. The work can be created in any medium but, if selected, must be provided as high-resolution digital files suitable for large-format printing. 

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 up to six (6) selected Artists. Short-listed Artists completing a Stage Two submission will receive a $500 honorarium.

Award: $4,000

Submission Deadline: Tuesday June 11th, 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)


It is the Artist’s responsibility to visit the project web page at www.hamilton.ca/electricalboxpublicart to review the following Call for Artists documents as well as any posted Addendums to the Call for Artist documents:
Electrical Box Wraps Public Art Project Call for Artists
Appendix A Submission Form (note: for hard copy submissions only)
Appendix B Site and Context Information  
Appendix C Materials and Methods
Appendix D Sample Artist Agreement  

Communication
All questions related to this competition should be directed to:
Zahra Awang, Art in Public Places Project Specialist
Placemaking, Public Art and Projects  |  Tourism and Culture Division
Planning and Economic Development Department
City of Hamilton
P. O. Box 2040
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5
Tel:  905.546.2424 ext. 7877  Fax: 905.540.5511  
E-mail: zahra.awang@hamilton.ca