Oakwood Village neighbourhood is open for artist proposals to make their mark in Little Jamaica.
The Oakwood Village BIA has been awarded a City of Toronto Street Art grant to repaint the 3 benches located on the Vaughan and Oakwood traffic island and adjacent commercial lot.
They are inviting artists to forward proposals for re-painting the two benches on the Vaughan and Oakwood Traffic Island and the one concrete bench on the adjacent pavement.
To paint the 3 concrete public benches on the Vaughan and Oakwood traffic island, and the adjacent commercial lot.
They’re inspiration is to improve the ambiance of the island and create a more welcoming space in the neighbourhood. The proposed theme should be modern, eye-catching and bold in design using high contrast colours.
There are three concrete benches with ageing paint. The benches vary in length from 6’ – 20’ and are approximately 3’ off the ground and 2’ wide. The maximum budget for the project is $5000. Up to $300 will be allocated by the BIA.
Previous experience with art projects of similar size and scope 15%
Artistic merit 20%
Proposed concept 25%
Sound budget and proven track record of delivery 20%
Demonstrates understanding of or connection to the neighbourhood 10%
Quality and clarity of proposal presentation 10%
The selection process may include an interview, at the discretion of the Board.
The due date for applications is: June 22, 2020.
Applications should be submitted by email in 1 or 2 pdf file attachments. (The Portfolio can be presented in a second file.)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and ‘2020 Street Art Proposal’ the subject line.
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