Single Traffic Box Wraps Public Art Project

Single Traffic Box Wraps


The City of Hamilton is seeking emerging Artists and Artists new to working in the public realm to submit proposals to design wraps for individual traffic signal boxes in Downtown Hamilton. The City will be responsible for printing the digitally-submitted artwork onto vinyl wraps and installation.

Artists may create work(s) specifically for this Call or may reformat an existing work. The work can be created in any medium but, if selected, must be provided as high-resolution digital files suitable for large-format printing.

Work will be selected by a citizen Jury through a 2-stage process. Up to forty (40) sketch proposals will be shortlisted for public consultation. Each shortlisted proposal will receive a $50 honorarium. The Jury will then select ten (10) to thirty-two (32) of these proposals for implementation.

Award: $650 per traffic signal box

Submission Deadline: Thursday June 20th, 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)

Artist Information Meeting:
Monday May 27th, 2019 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Tourism Visitor Information Centre, 28 James Street North (at King William), Hamilton, ON.
Artists are invited to view a presentation on the adjudication process and submission
requirements. This is not a mandatory meeting. This venue is fully accessible.

An evening training session and access to computers at Centre3 will be made available to
artists that have limited access to a computer and minimal digital experience. Space is limited
and will be filled on a first come first serve basis. This venue is partially accessible.

For more information and to make a submission please see:

or contact:

Zahra Awang, Art in Public Places Project Specialist
Tourism & Culture Division, City of Hamilton
Lister Block, 28 James Street North
Hamilton, ON L8R 1A1
Phone 905-546-2424 ext. 7877