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