Request for Proposals: Light Up the Square 2022, City of Mississauga

Beacon Silo, 2020, by Chris Foster, on display at Light Up the Square 2021. Photo by Adam Pulicicchio. @cfos_studios, @saugaculture, @adam.pulicicchio

Call to Artists for Light Based Artwork

The City of Mississauga is seeking new or existing light-based artwork to be a part of Light Up the Square 2022 – an annual outdoor, multi-week destination festival of lights in Mississauga’s downtown core! Apply now.

We are looking for interactive and/or light-based artworks – sculpture, installation, multimedia, projection, performance, and digital/virtual projects such as VR and AR experiences – that can activate the space.

Find more information about the opportunity and how to apply see the Application Guidelines.

CandyCombs, 2020, by Monkey C Interactive, on display at Light Up the Square 2021. Photo by Adam Pulicicchio. @monkeycinteractive, @saugaculture, @adam.pulicicchio

Eligibility: This is a public competition open to artists and artist/artist-led teams, designers, artist collectives, and/or digital media groups nationally and internationally.

Budget: Between three and ten proposals will be accepted as part of the LUTS 2022 program. Selected works will receive a minimum fee of $1,000.00 CAD + HST and up to $5,000.00 CAD + HST, depending on the project.

Deadline: Submissions will be accepted until July 18, 2022, at 11:59 pm EDT.

For more information contact Philippa French, Public Art Curator via email at or via phone at 416-457-8510