Request for Expression of Interest: The Douro Street Art Project

StreetARToronto and Metrolinx: Douro Street Art Project

DEADLINE: Monday, May 26 at 4:30pm

Call Summary
The City of Toronto's StreetARToronto (StART) program has partnered with Metrolinx to hold an open public art competition to create an outdoor art mural project to be installed along two stretches of retaining wall built to provide support for the lowered rail corridor along Douro Street.
StART invites Expressions of Interest from artists to submit proposals for wall art that will celebrate the unique and diverse character of the neighborhood and be maintained for a minimum of five years. Work is to begin in July, 2014 and must be completed by September 26, 2014.

The purpose of the Expression of Interest is to gather a list of artists or artist collaborations who will be short-listed based on relevant professional credentials and preliminary design concepts. Short-listed applicants will be invited to respond to a Request for Proposal. At the final stage of the selection process, proposals will be reviewed and artists will be recommended for the project.

Application Deadline Monday May 26, 2014 at 4:30pm
Total Project Budget: up to $40,000

Application Deadline: May 26, 2014 @ 4:30pm
Download the application package:

Duoro Street Art Project (PDF)
For further information or general questions please contact Lilie Zendel, Project Manager at (416) 392-0855; or Carolyn Taylor at (416) 570-1613