Call for Expressions of Interest: Public Art for Future City Park, Mississauga

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City of Mississauga – Expression of Interest
Permanent Public Art: Future City Park

DEADLINE: Monday, September 6, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. EST.

The City of Mississauga’s Public Art Program invites professional artists and artist-led teams to submit expressions of interest to create permanent public artwork(s) to be integrated into Future City Park (Elm West Drive and Kariya Drive, Mississauga, ON).

There are several opportunities for integrated public art that will add value to the public realm experience of the park, including paving surfaces, sculptural installations, iconic shade structure, signage, recreational track/activity trail, and site furnishings. The goals of the artwork(s) are to be inclusive and encourage the public to feel inspired, excited, connected, and supported.

Construction for this project is expected to be completed by summer/fall 2022.

Submissions to this call for expressions of interest are due Monday, September 6, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. EST.

Total budget for this project is $165,000 CAD + HST.

This is a two-stage selection process. Artists selected to submit proposals in Stage 2 shall receive an honorarium of $2,000.00 CAD.

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

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

We encourage applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, citizenship, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.

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