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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Locke Street Marker Public Art Project

City of Hamilton


Jan. 13, 2022


The City of Hamilton is seeking professional Artists or Artist-Led Teams to create a permanent Public Art work(s) to be sited on Locke Street at the SW Corner of Jackson Street in Hamilton.

Artists will be selected by a citizen jury through a two-stage process involving a concept and design proposal, followed by public consultation on up to 6 selected Artists detailed proposals.

Award: $70,000
Short-listed Artists completing a Stage 2 submission will receive a $700 honorarium.

Submission Deadline: Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 3:00 PM (Hamilton time)

Artist Information Meeting: Thursday December 9, 2021, 7 PM
Via Video Conference

Artists are invited to view a presentation on the adjudication process and submission requirements. This is not a mandatory meeting.

Please RSVP to on or before Wednesday December 8, 2021 for virtual meeting details.

Visit the Locke Street Marker Public Art Project Webpage to view the Call for Artists and the Focus Group Report.