Hamilton the Electric City Public Art Project

Date Posted
November 21, 2022
Opportunity with
City of Hamilton
Application Deadline
January 19, 2023 at 3:00 pm
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The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals for a permanent Public Art work(s) to be sited at Confederation Beach Park, 180 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton Ontario, Ward (5). Artists are asked to propose artworks that will speak to the impact that AC electric power had and continues to have on Hamilton.

Artists will be selected by a citizen jury through a two-stage process involving a concept and design proposal, followed by public consultation on selected Artists’ detailed proposals.

Award: $185,000 (for design, fabrication and delivery to site)

Short-listed Artists invited to complete a stage two submission will receive a $1500 honorarium

Submission Deadline:  Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM (EST)

Artist Information Meeting: Tuesday November 29, 2022, 7 PM (EST)

Via Video Conference

Artists are invited to view a presentation on the adjudication process and submission requirements. This is not a mandatory meeting.

Please RSVP to brianne.gascho@hamilton.ca on or before Monday November 28, 2022 for virtual meeting details.

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