Call for Expressions of Interest: Permanent Public Art for Meadowvale Bridges, Mississauga

City of Mississauga – Expressions of Interest
Permanent Public Art for Meadowvale Bridges

DEADLINE: Monday, March 8, 2021 by 4 p.m. EST.

The City of Mississauga Public Art Program invites Canadian professional artists or artist teams to submit credentials and expressions of interest to create an original public artwork for the exterior metal structure of two pedestrian overpass bridges: Winston Churchill Bridge (on Winston Churchill Blvd north of Britannia Road) and Derry Road Bridge (on Derry Road, east of Glen Erin Drive).

Artists or artist-led teams may submit applications to one or both of the bridges. The proposed artwork can include both two- and three-dimensional components and a combination of materials.

The commissioned artist(s) will be expected to complete the project by October 2021.

Submissions to this call are due March 8, 2021. Up to six (6) artists will be shortlisted and invited to submit a conceptual design proposal as part of Stage Two of the selection process. A detailed Terms of Reference project document will be provided to help short-listed artists prepare their proposals. The shortlisted artists will be paid an honorarium of $500.00 CAD per bridge upon the submission of all items required for Stage Two.

The total budget for this project is a maximum of $45,000 + HST CAD for the Derry Road Bridge and $40,000 + HST CAD for the Winston Churchill Bridge.

To learn more about this opportunity, including eligibility criteria and submission requirements, review the full Call to Artists made available here.

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Any requests for clarification and questions regarding this artist opportunity must be submitted in writing via email to philippa.french@mississauga.ca.