Call for Mural Artists for Bell Box Murals Project!

February 23, 2017
Parkdale Village BIA is excited to announce the PARKDALE NEIGHBOURHOOD MURALS 2017 PROJECT! Artists are invited to apply to paint a mural on (1) one of (8) eight Bell Canada outdoor utility boxes in the Parkdale neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, as part of the 2017 Bell Box Murals Project. Murals will be painted May 1 – 8, 2017. Artists will be chosen by a BIA jury and based on 1) their connection to the community of Parkdale, 2) experience painting on outdoor surfaces, 3) concept for the mural and 4) a portfolio of past work. Interested mural artists are invited to apply by 5:00 pm, Friday, March 24, 2017. Murals will be unveiled at the Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival and Market on Saturday May 13th. To receive more details about applying please email to receive a Proposal Package. The Parkdale Neighbourhood Murals is funded by the Parkdale Village BIA and are a partnership between the Bell Box Murals Project and Bell Canada. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS – 5:00 pm, Friday, March 24, 2017. Since 2009 artists from the Bell Boxes Murals Project have painted 172 murals on Bell Canada outdoor utility boxes in 23 communities throughout Toronto, Southern Ontario and Quebec. The Bell Boxes Murals Project is an independent, community-engaged art program and not part of Bell Canada. Paint for project is donated by Benjamin Moore Paint. To view past murals visit the below Facebook page: