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Mural Box Project

Parks Canada Agency and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies seek up to three Indigenous artists to create temporary mural paintings, to be displayed prominently on the grounds at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

This call is open in 2022 to all Indigenous artists 18 years of age and older from Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney), Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and Tsuut’ina communities who are looking to increase their knowledge of mural painting and large-scale public art-making.

Deadline to Apply: March 4, 2022, 11:59pm
Contract Period: April – July 2022

For more information about the project, or to arrange a meeting via phone, video conference or in-person, please contact Project Coordinator, Dawn Saunders Dahl, at dsaundersdahl@whyte.org.

Budget

Supplies and installation will be provided as well as per diem, travel and accommodation costs.

$2,500 artist fee for each Indigenous artist mentee. A maximum of three mentees will be selected. Artists from Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney), Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and Tsuut’ina will be selected in the first year (2022) of this multi-year project. Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Métis and other Indigenous artists with community/historic ties to Banff will be invited to participate in 2023 to 2024.

Please send cheyenne.bearspaw@pc.gc.ca your contact info if you are interested in participating.

For the full call details, review the attached PDF.

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