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2022 Slate Asset Management Career Launcher: Call for Artists

2022 Slate Asset Management Career Launcher: Call for Artists

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
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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. 

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.