Niagara is hosting the 2022 Canada Summer Games and is looking to commission an outdoor sculpture that celebrates Indigenous history and cultures.
The outdoor sculpture will honour Niagara's rich history of Indigenous peoples who have lived in the area for thousands of years, and its current diversity as home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples from across Turtle Island.
The public art feature will be located at the northwest corner of the International Plaza at Niagara Region Headquarters, 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way, adjacent to the Canada Summer Games site.
The application is open to all emerging, mid-career and established Indigenous artists (18 years of age and older) of Indigenous ancestry.
Applications are closed.
The sculpture is to be permanently installed outdoors and engaging for all ages and abilities. The sculpture should:
Artists are to submit one final design for an outdoor sculptural installation, which must be installed by June 30, 2022.
A selection committee intends to select the winning submission by March 11, 2022. The submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria: