The First Capital Realty Public Sculpture Competition Deadline

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

The First Capital Realty Public Sculpture Competition

First Capital Realty, Canada’s leading owner, developer and operator of supermarket and drugstore anchored neighbourhood and community shopping centres, has made a substantial commitment to sponsoring a public sculpture competition available to all OCAD U students currently enrolled in 3rd and 4th year, Graduate Studies students, as well as recent graduates. Through this competition, in its 7th year running, First Capital Realty is offering the career defining opportunity of producing a sculptural work that will be prominently displayed on an exterior site of one of their shopping centres. In addition to providing an OCAD U student with this fantastic opportunity, one of First Capital Realty’s main goals of this collaboration is to "add aesthetic value to the property/ies and to enhance the experience of visitors to its centre."

The winner receives a $5000 prize, plus fabrication budget
Finalists each receive $350 materials budget

The winner of the competition will be announced on March 19th, 2019

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m. 

Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/academics/faculty-of-art/fcr-competition.htm
Email: 
Derek Sullivan: dsullivan@faculty.ocadu.ca
FCR poster

The First Capital Realty Public Sculpture Competition Deadline February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

First Capital Realty, Canada’s leading owner, developer and operator of supermarket and drugstore anchored neighbourhood and community shopping centres, has made a substantial commitment to sponsoring a public sculpture competition available to all OCAD U students currently enrolled in 3rd and 4th year, Graduate Studies students, as well as recent graduates. Through this competition, in its 6th year running, First Capital Realty is offering the career defining opportunity of producing a sculptural work that will be prominently displayed on an exterior site of one of their shopping centres. In addition to providing an OCAD U student with this fantastic opportunity, one of First Capital Realty’s main goals of this collaboration is to "add aesthetic value to the property/ies and to enhance the experience of visitors to its centre."

The winner receives a $5000 prize, plus fabrication budget
Finalists each receive $350 materials budget

This competition will commence on Monday, November 21st, 2016.

The winner of the competition will be announced on Monday, March 27th, 2017

The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2017

Venue & Address: 
Faculty of Art office, 100 McCaul St., Room 401 Attn: David Meachen
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/faculty-of-art/fcr-competition.htm
Email: 
dsullivan@faculty.ocadu.ca
photo of sculptural maquette and text with competition details

First Capital Realty Public Sculpture Competition 2016

Poster with Nick Crombach's bronze goat sculpture
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 5:00am to Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 5:00am

First Capital Realty, Canada’s leading owner, developer and operator of supermarket and drugstore anchored neighbourhood and community shopping centres, has made a substantial commitment to sponsoring a public sculpture competition available to all OCAD U students currently enrolled in 3rd and 4th year, Graduate Studies students, as well as recent graduates. Through this competition, in its 5th year running, First Capital Realty is offering the career defining opportunity of producing a sculptural work that will be prominently displayed on an exterior site of one of their shopping centres. In addition to providing an OCAD U student with this fantastic opportunity, one of First Capital Realty’s main goals of this collaboration is to "add aesthetic value to the property/ies and to enhance the experience of visitors to its centre."

This competition will commence on Monday, November 2, 2015.
The deadline for submissions is January 27, 2016
The winner of the competition will be announced on Monday, March 14, 2016

For Competition Guidelines, Site Plan, and Student Agreement, please see: http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/faculty-of-art/fcr-competition.htm

First Capital Realty Public Sculpture Competition 2015: Info Session

Image of public square with sculptures
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

ATTENTIION all third- and fourth-year OCAD U students, and recent graduates!

First Capital Realty, Canada’s leading owner, developer and operator of supermarket and drugstore anchored neighbourhood and community shopping centres, has made a substantial commitment to sponsoring a public sculpture competition available to all OCAD U students currently enrolled in third- and fourth-year, as well as recent graduates. First Capital Realty is offering the career defining opportunity of producing a sculptural work that will be prominently displayed on an exterior site of one of their shopping centres. In addition to providing an OCAD U student/recent grad with this fantastic opportunity, one of First Capital Realty’s main goals of this collaboration is to "add aesthetic value to the property/ies and to enhance the experience of visitors to its centre." 

Info Session:

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Noon to 2 p.m.

Room 284, 100 McCaul St.

Open to all third- and fourth-year OCAD U students and recent graduates

Prize Winner: $5000 plus fabrication budget (two finalists will be chosen)

Shortlist Finalists: $350 materials budget each 

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University 100 McCaul Street Room 284, 2nd Floor
Email: 
<p><a href="mailto:flebouthillier@ocadu.ca">flebouthillier@ocadu.ca</a></p>