Winnipeg's Public Art Program - Public Art Opportunities

Apr 20, 2017

Call to Artists: Call for Expressions of Interest and Qualifications

Deadline: April 20, 2017

Seven Opportunities

Budgets: Variable (see individual opportunities in Call)

Proposed Sites: Seven locations along the new Southwest Rapid Transit way in Winnipeg, Manitoba, located on Treaty 1 territory.


The Southwest Rapid Transit way being built in the Fort Garry region of Winnipeg will integrate public artwork as part of the expansion. This includes applied work on overpasses, freestanding sculptural work at community gateways, and station details. The Winnipeg Arts Council invites professional artists residing in Canada to apply to these seven public art calls for the Parker, McGillivray, Clarence, Chevrier, Plaza, Chancellor, and Markham sections of the development.

Interested artists/teams must submit a complete application package to be considered. Artists are welcome to apply for as many of the opportunities as they like, but separate Expressions of Interest must be submitted for each project. Please visit The Winnipeg Arts Council for full details including eligibility criteria, application requirements and to download the Call to Artists.

Questions regarding this call can be directed to Alexis Kinloch, Public Art Projects Coordinator, at or 204-943-7668.