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Artscape Atelier Call for Artists for welcome gifts for 1,300 new condominium owners

Artscape Atelier and The Daniels Corporation are pleased to announce an amazing opportunity for artists. Local artists are invited to submit proposals for the design, fabrication, packaging and delivery of welcome gifts for over 1,300 new condominium owners at Daniels City of the Arts and DuEast Tower in Regent Park.  The Daniels Corporation will gift these artworks or artisanal items to new condominium owners as a token of gratitude.

Artists are invited to submit proposals for an artistic gift idea, and we are open to new and meaningful interpretations of what form these gifts can take. The gift item may be purely aesthetic or reflect some element of the local community. To meet the needs for a scope of over 1,300 works, this opportunity will be available to up to 3 selected applicants. More details are available on the Call for Artists.

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Details about the Call for Artists

Deadline for proposals: Friday, February 14, 2020

Budget: Selected artists will be paid $80 per unit (gift) (+HST). This is the total budget for the project, encompassing artist fees, material & equipment, fabrication, delivery, and other costs that may arise.

Timeline for Delivery: We are looking for up to 3 applicants who have the capacity to deliver the following bundles of gifts on these timelines:

  • A. 424 gifts for the Lighthouse East Tower, Queens Quay & Lower Jarvis:
    • First half (212) by April 1, 2020
    • Remainder (212) by May 25, 2020
  • B. 538 gifts for the Lighthouse West Tower, Queens Quay & Lower Jarvis:
    • First half (269) by April 1, 2020
    • Remainder (269) by May 25, 2020
  • C. 433 gifts for the DuEast Tower, Regent Park*:
    • First half (217) by July 24, 2020
    • Remainder (216) by August 21, 2020

*For this particular commission, preference will be given to artists local or connected to the Regent Park neighbourhood.

Artists may specify which of A, B, or C their application is intended for, or may leave that decision to the discretion of the selection committee.

Information Session: If you have questions or would like to learn more, RSVP for the Information Session on Wednesday, February 5 at 10 am to cover the details of the project. The information session will be held at Artscape Daniels Launchpad, 130 Queens Quay East.

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