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There are many ways to get involved with ArtworxTO: Toronto's Year of Public Art 2021-2022! Check back often for information on how you can participate with ArtworxTO and related partner programs throughout the year!

Do you have a public artwork that you want included on the ArtworxTO map? Fill out this form for consideration.

Do you have an arts event you'd like promoted? Fill in our Free Events form here.

Image: Art by Que Rock, photo by Lisa MacIntosh

Image: Untitled mural by Victoria Day

Emerging Artist Spotlight

Supported by RBC

The City of Toronto is looking for emerging artists to be in the Spotlight! Artists with five years of experience or less are invited apply to be one of 52 selected Spotlight artists, one per week for all of ArtworxTO.

Each of the selected artists will receive a $250.00 CAD honorarium; promo via ArtworxTO.ca and Culture_TO channels; and a one-on-one mentorship meeting with an established arts professional related to their field.

All applications for the Spotlight program have now been received.

Further information and recent winners are available here. If you have any questions, please contact artworxTO@toronto.ca.

ShopHERE

Launched in the spring of 2020, the ShopHERE program provides independent artists and small businesses with free 1:1 support in building, managing, and marketing an online store. An online presence to showcase portfolios, and specifically an eCommerce platform to sell creative work is more important now than ever. Discover how artists can take their designs and creations to local customers and beyond, integrate with social media, and get selling online in just a few weeks.

Amplifying Indigenous Voices of Toronto

Indigenous artists of Toronto are invited to submit their artwork of all mediums and themes for the chance to exhibit and sell at the many, continuous, exhibition opportunities provided by helloart.

If interested, please email: suzan@helloart.com 

Request for Proposals: Public Artwork for the new façade of 610 Bay Street for Toronto Paramedic Services

Deadline: July 30, 2022

The City of Toronto invites professional artists to submit proposals for a public artwork as part of the renovation of 610 Bay Street. 

View the full RFP here.

Call for Empty Spray Paint Cans

North York Arts is looking for empty spray cans for their upcoming exhibit in partnership with ArtworxTO, "We CAN Do It" is centered around the environment, specifically by upcycling spray cans into a massive art installation at the Downsview Hub.

They are almost halfway there, and 304 cans away from their goal of 700 cans out of landfills and living forever in art. Email spraycans@northyorkarts.org to arrange a pick-up or drop-off! Or if you don't have any cans please share with someone who might.