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promo image CANADA 150 CALL FOR ARTISTS Jan 20 - Mar 14

Carlingwood Shopping Centre’s Canada 150 Call for Artists Contest Rules and Regulations


In celebration of Canada 150, Carlingwood Shopping Centre and other 20VIC managed properties are inviting local Canadian artists to create one-of-a-kind installations that will be featured in various malls across the country. These installations will celebrate our country’s 150th birthday and are to be reflective of Canada’s past, present and/or future.


Carlingwood is looking for a local artist from Ottawa’s creative community to create a significant installation which will be on display in Carlingwood for two months leading up to Canada Day celebrations. The installation will serve as a focal point and Canada 150 landmark in Carlingwood as well as a photo backdrop for Carlingwood's Canada 150 “selfie” contest.  Shoppers will be invited to take a photo with the installation, post it to their personal social channels using the contest hash tag for a chance to win weekly prizes and be entered to win a grand prize that will consist of a trip for two to a designated city in Canada.


Keeping in mind the overall theme of Canada’s past, present and/or future, the artist will design and create a unique piece in the artist’s medium of choice. The installation should occupy a 10’ x 10’ space at minimum, to a maximum of 20’ x 20’ and a maximum height of 10’, and visibly communicate the theme. All installations across Canada will be unveiled on May 1, 2017 and will remain on display in each respective shopping centre until July 2017. The successful candidate will be notified by March 17th and have two months to complete the project.



The selected artist will receive the following:

  • An honorarium of $1,000 f­or the artist’s design 
  • In-mall promotion of installation and display in high traffic area for two months at Carlingwood shopping centre
  • Promotion across Carlingwood’s social, digital, mobile channels + E-newsletter database
  • PR support and promotion for the Canada 150 Artist Installation, the artist and the “selfie” contest
  • Carlingwood shopping centre will own the completed artwork  


To apply for 20VIC Management Inc.’s Canada 150 Artist Installation at Carlingwood shopping centre, artists must submit their complete application by Tuesday, March 14th at 5PM local time to ffenn@20vic.com. Artists should include the following in their application submission:


  • Project summary about the proposed installation (1-page maximum)
  • A rendering or mockup of the proposed design
  • Artist CV and Bio
  • Portfolio of works (in PDF format)
  • Website link (if applicable)


A jury panel will review all applications and the successful artist will be contacted directly



1. ELIGIBILITY: This call for entries runs from January 17, 2017, 8:00am (EST) to March 14th, 2017, 5:00pm (EST). Entrants must be residents of either Ontario or Quebec in Canada and be aged 16 years or older. Employees, principals, representatives or agents of 20 VIC Management Inc.; and immediate families (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of any of the foregoing and employees of Carlingwood Shopping Centre retailers are not eligible to enter.

2. PRIZES: Sponsors and Carlingwood Shopping Centre reserve the right, in their sole discretion; to substitute any and all of the prizes for prizes of equal or greater value should all or part of the prize become unavailable for any reason. Carlingwood Shopping Centre is the supplier and will be responsible for prize distribution. The artist selected will receive a $1,000 honorarium for the design of the art piece. The honorarium is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Prize must be accepted as awarded; no substitutions will be made.

3. WINNER SELECTION: One artist design will be selected at judges’ discretion. Selected artist will be notified by email on Tuesday, March 17th, 2017 and given 48 hours to reply. The artist selected must be available May 1, for the unveiling of the piece. Art work selected may require alterations prior to submitting to manufacturer.
The artist whose design is selected will be required to provide identification satisfactory to the representative of Carlingwood Shopping Centre and sign an acknowledgement and release form prepared by Carlingwood Shopping Centre. Design and the produced piece is the property of Carlingwood Shopping Centre. A potential winner must comply with all the Contest Rules in order to be deemed an official winner. If the winner is under the age of 18, a signature of a parent or guardian is required.

In the event of non-compliance with these Rules and Regulations by a potential contest winner, an alternative winner may be selected. By entering this contest, all entrants acknowledge having read these Rules and Regulations, agree to be bound by them and agree to the use of his or her name, photograph and potential appearance in any related publicity without further

4. LAWS: These are the official Contest Rules and Regulations. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. These Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.

5. PRIVACY: By entering the contest, Entrants agrees all Entries received will remain the property of Carlingwood Shopping Centre and in no case will be returned to the Entrants or shared with a 3rd party. For more information on Carlingwood Shopping Centre's privacy policy please visit http://www.carlingwood.com/pages/carlingwood-privacy-policy

6. DISPUTE: Decisions of the contest judge, appointed by Carlingwood Shopping Centre, with respect to any issues surrounding this contest are final with respect to all aspects of this contest.

7. TERMINATION: Carlingwood Shopping Centre reserves the right to withdraw or terminate this contest at any time, without notice.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 20 VIC Management Inc. or Carlingwood Shopping Centre, or any of its directors, officers, employees and agents shall take no responsibility for any contest Entries that for any reason whatsoever are lost, misplaced, destroyed, disqualified or misdirected.

9. CONDUCT: By entering the contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules and Regulations, which posted here or at Carlingwood Shopping Centre Customer Service. Each contest Entrant by entering this contest hereby releases 20VIC Management Inc. and Carlingwood Shopping Centre, its directors, officers, employees and agents from any claims whatsoever that the contest Entrant may have as a result of the Entrant’s participation in this contest.