OCAD University’s RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce a call for artists in partnership with Slate Asset Management. Slate Asset Management is seeking proposals for a rotating public art exhibit that will animate the lobby of 2 St. Clair West in the Yonge St. + St. Clair Avenue West community. Slate welcomes Drawing & Painting students graduating in 2022, working in all mediums to submit proposals. Slate is seeking medium to large-scale pieces to be displayed on two walls in the lobby. Slate’s rotating art program will occur two times a year.
DEADLINE: June 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM
More Info: https://careerlaunchers.format.com/slate-2022
Slate will select two artists to exhibit their works on temporary loan in the lobby of 2 St. Clair West from August 2022 – January 2023 or February 2023 – July 2023 (6-month period).
A minimum of 2 proposed pieces are expected, and the option exists for the presentation of multiple small pieces. The submission of existing finished works is encouraged.
The selected artist will receive a $3,000 rental fee for the 6-month display of their works. A brief artist bio will be displayed alongside the works.
- Open to OCAD U Drawing & Painting students graduating in 2022
- Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received a Career Launcher opportunity
OCAD U RBC CEAD and Slate Asset Management are committed to promoting access to this opportunity for equity-seeking groups that are under-represented as creative entrepreneurs. We encourage applications from individuals of equity-seeking communities including racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, women and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/ expressions. Applicants are invited to voluntarily self-identify with any of these communities in their application. https://www.slateam.com/
♿ We encourage all who might require assistance with the application process to reach out to determine available support.
Applicants can visit the location to see the space, if they wish; Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm. Selected artworks will be on display to tenants of the building and visiting members of the public.
Image Credit: Kathryn Greenwood, 2021 Slate Asset Management Career Launcher recipient.