2018 Call for Mural Proposals


Call for Mural Proposals | Deer Lake Art Gallery

Submission Deadline: FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 @ 4PM

The Burnaby Arts Council has a mandate to reach out and engage with the community in many ways.  We seek to reinforce that the arts contribute significantly to the quality of life in Burnaby.  The Arts Council is interested in exploring ways arts can be used in our city to draw community together , creating programs and public presence. We also wish to create a broad range of programs and gallery exhibitions to reflect the diversity of cultures in our community, being inclusive and respectful of all cultures.  We wish to celebrate and enable emerging and professional artists through a professional exhibition in a public space, which serves  to promote artists,  to increase public awareness of art, and to make original art by local artists accessible to the general public.

The Burnaby Arts Council (BAC) seeks to increase cultural vibrancy of the city of Burnaby by engaging local street artists, muralists, creators and arts lovers through the creation of the Mural Project. The BAC is seeking artists to complete 1 mural at the Deer Lake Art Gallery. Artists must reside in the Lower Mainland, Canadian residents and be 18 years of age or older.

Successful candidate will begin working on the mural starting May 22, 2018 and MUST be completed the mural no later than July 3, 2018. The unveiling of the mural will occur on Saturday, July 7, 2018 during the outdoor Summer Arts Festival. Artist(s) will be required to participate in the unveiling on this date.

BAC will award the TOTAL of $3,000 to the artists at the completion of the Mural Project. In addition there is a $500 budget for the cost of materials.


Submission Requirements and Guidelines


For General Inquiries about the Exhibition Proposal

Teena Martin, Executive Director