Artists wanted for stormwater murals project in Brampton

Published April 18, 2023 at 11:28 am

Calling all artists as Brampton is looking for a host of painters for a series of murals exploring the city’s connection to water and the environment.

Called “From Streets to Streams,” the City is launching a new project for six public art murals across Brampton to raise awareness and educate the public on how catchbasins in the city connect to the local environment.

Rivers and creeks in Brampton carry stormwater to Lake Ontario, which provides drinking water to over nine million people including residents of Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. The City says the murals will shed light on how the City’s stormwater system works while inspiring the public to help prevent pollution.

Three artists will be selected for the “From Streets to Streams” project and will be paid a one-time fee of $950. Paint and basic supplies will be provided by the City, and the artist fee is inclusive of all expenses and additional materials

Applications are open now to all artists, artist collectives and artist-led teams. Applicants must be 18 years or older. ​​ now for artists to apply and the selected artists will be chosen by a committee of Brampton community members and City staff.

To learn more about the From Streets to Streams project or to apply visit www.brampton.ca/catchbasinart.

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