Call for Artists: StART Conlins Road Cycle Track Art Project, Toronto


Images (left to right): Nishina Loft, Leyland Adams & Daniel Salij, Chris Perez, Cedar-Eve Peters. Photos: Gage Fletcher and Mike Hajmasy.

Conlins Road Cycle Track
Request for Expressions of Interest

Application Deadline: March 7, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET

StreetARToronto Conlins Road Cycle Track Art Project celebrates diversity, inclusion, and the health and wellness benefits of active transportation and a vibrant public realm! StreetARToronto (StART) is delighted to collaborate with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Meadoway initiative on the design and delivery of this art project.

The City of Toronto is committed to enhancing Toronto streets and trails, including the installation of concrete “jersey” barriers in key areas to help ensure pedestrian, cyclist and TTC passenger safety.


Artwork by June Kim. Photo: Gage Fletcher and Mike Hajmasy.

Artists interested in being considered by the Advisory Committee to paint up to four concrete barriers along Conlins Road between Sheppard Avenue and Good Road are invited to express your interest by completing one of the Expression of Interest forms below.

Artists expressing an interest in hand-painting up to 4 barriers on Conlins Road:
Apply Here

Diversely able artists expressing an interest in creating digital art designs for vinyl wraps on up to 4 barriers on Conlins Road:
Apply Here

The goal of this Call is to establish a roster of artists who will be eligible to participate in the project. StART Conlins Road Cycle Track Art Project Curators will invite artists on the Roster to submit a design concept in response to project themes that have been generated by the local community. Cycle Track Concrete Barriers are fantastic entry level ‘canvasses’ for artists wishing to work their way through StART’s Career Ladder for Artists.

Celebrating its 10th year, StreetARToronto (StART) is a program of the City of Toronto, Transportation Services Division. Thank you for your time and interest. This application will be live until 11:59 pm, March 7, 2022. More information about StreetARToronto (StART) can be found on our website.