Call for Submissions: Connextions 2023 Window Murals, Town of Oakville

Lucas DeClavasio, “Bloom”, at Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre from Connextions 2022, vinyl window mural.

Call for Photo-based Artwork:
Town of Oakville, Connextons 2023 – Window Murals

Deadline: March 1, 2023, by 11:59 p.m. EST
Venue: Community Centres, Town of Oakville
Artist Fee: $800 each artwork location (includes HST)

Open the application form (PDF).

The Town of Oakville invites professional artists to submit photo-based artwork to be digitally reproduced as window murals at local community centres in Oakville. The final artwork will be a digital photo-based mural to be printed onto vinyl media that will cover large windows. The selected proposals will engage the local community and reflect on the community.

Catherine Cachia, “We are all connected. To each other.” at River Oaks Community Centre from Connextions 2022, vinyl window mural.

The group exhibition will occur from May 1 to December, 2023, coinciding with the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival (May 2023), which celebrates the art and profession of photography, and Culture Days Festival (September 22 to October 15), a national celebration of arts and culture. Artworks are to draw inspiration on re-connecting communities.

Artists may create work specifically for this call or may reformat existing work. The work must be a photo-based artwork provided as high-resolution digital files suitable for large format printing. The town will be responsible for the fabrication and installation of the vinyl media.

Asli Alin, “Untitled” at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex from Connextions 2022, vinyl window mural.

This call is open to professional artists living within the Greater Toronto Area community. Artists with demonstrated connections to Oakville will be given priority.

Proposals will be assessed based on artistic merit, relevance of the proposed artwork to a facility and demonstrated capacity to complete the project.

Visit the Recreation and Culture webpage on for details including how to apply online, FAQs, and more.

For more information contact:

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