Call for Proposals: 2SLGBTQ+ Holiday Themed Photo Stand-In

Church-Wellesley Village BIA, Toronto


The Church-Wellesley Village BIA is calling for 2SLGBTQ+ artists to submit proposals for Photo Stand-Ins. Artists will paint the design on the 4ft by 8ft board that will be displayed in Barbara Hall Park. These stand-ins should be holiday-themed. Proposals are due on November 12th at 5pm.

From Wikipedia: “A photo stand-in (also called a Sproftacchel, face in the hole board, photo cutout board, comic foreground or picture you put your head in ) is a large board with an image printed on it and that has one or more holes cut out where people can stick their face through the board.”

Important Details:

  • $400 honorarium given by cheque upon completion
  • Photo Stand-In that is approximately 4ft by 8ft to feature 1 – 3 people. Please keep in mind that the final product must include The Church-Wellesley Village BIA logo & The City of Toronto’s logo.
  • Selected candidates will be given the board to paint on and the supplies needs to paint the design
  • Artists can either pick up the board & materials and paint in their own space or a space can be provided for the artists to paint.
  • Projected needs to be completed by December 1st, 2021

If interested in applying, please email by November 12th at 5 pm.

In your email include:

  • Your name & pronouns
  • Link to Previous Work (website, social media)
  • A sketch of your proposed stand-ins.
  • A brief statement about your proposal (250 words or less)