Community Gardens Artist


Public Art Call-to-Artists
Artist-in-Residence in Community Gardens

The Winnipeg Arts Council invites visual artists to submit expressions of interest for an Artist-in-Residence project working within community gardens. The selected artist will be in residence for a 15 month period beginning in August 2010. Additionally the artist will develop a planting plan that includes sculptural elements for key planters on Portage Avenue, in collaboration with the Downtown BIZ, for installation in spring 2011. Artists must reside in, or in close proximity to, Winnipeg.

Please visit for full details including eligibility criteria, application requirements and to download the Call-to-Artists.

Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, June 22 at 4 pm.

An on-site information meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 19 at 5:30 pm at the Riverview Community Garden, Churchill Drive at Baltimore Road.

For more information please contact Tricia Wasney at 943-7668 or by e-mail at