Hamilton the Electric City Public Art Project
The City of Hamilton is undertaking a process to commission a permanent Public Art work(s) to be sited at Confederation Beach Park in Hamilton.
Call for Artists
The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals for a permanent Public Art work(s) to be sited at Confederation Beach Park, 180 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton Ontario, Ward (5). Artists are asked to propose artworks that will speak to the impact that AC electric power had and continues to have on Hamilton.
Artists will be selected by a citizen jury through a two-stage process involving a concept and design proposal, followed by public consultation on selected Artists’ detailed proposals.
For design, fabrication and delivery to site. Short-listed Artists invited to complete a stage two submission will receive a $1500 honorarium
Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Artist Information Meeting
Tuesday, November 29 at 7 pm (EST)
Virtual video conference
Artists are invited to view a virtual presentation on the adjudication process and submission requirements. This is not a mandatory meeting.
RSVP before November 28 to [email protected] for virtual meeting details.
Hard copy submissions will not be accepted
Focus Group Report
A virtual focus group discussion was held with community stakeholders, artists and subject matter experts on January 13, 2022. The focus group developed the Project Goal and Themes that artists will be asked to address in Public Art submissions to this competition. Please review the Hamilton the Electric City, Nikola Tesla and the Five Johns Public Art Focus Group Report