A painting of colourfully stacked traffic cones titled Coneworm Floe by Sunny Nestler featured on a billboard
Sunny Nestler, Coneworm Floe, 2020 Platforms 2020: Public Works

Artist call for Arbutus Greenway Billboards

Our Public Art Program invites recently graduated artists to submit their already-existing 2D artworks for consideration on 1 of 5 of our billboards along the Arbutus Greenway, situated between Fir St and Burrard St, adjacent to 6th Ave.

Artist eligibility criteria

This opportunity is open to artists who are:

  • Vancouver-based or from xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) or səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations
  • Graduated within the last year from a BFA, MFA, MA or Fine Arts Diploma program.

 For the purposes of this call, the definition of a Vancouver-based artist is a practitioner who either:

  • Lives in Vancouver
  • Has a studio in Vancouver
  • Has a history of producing work in the city

Commission Details

A selection panel will choose up to 15 artists whose works will be presented on billboards along the Arbutus Greenway for approximately 2 months for each artwork.

Selected artists will be paid a $1500 artist fee for each print-ready digital file. All printing and installation costs will be covered by the the Public Art Program.

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 21, at 4pm

Learn more and apply