Raquel Da Silva Announced as Recipient of 2019 Sky Lounge Career Launcher

Raquel Da Silva Announced as Recipient of 2019 Sky Lounge Career Launcher
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 3:45pm

Great West Life Realty Advisors, Oni One Sourcing and Purchasing and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce Raquel Da Silva as the Recipient of the 2019 Sky Lounge Art Commission Career Launcher.

For this commission, Raquel created a large-scale wall mounted art piece at 8’ x 12’ that is hung in the two-story amenity sky lounge of the Livmore, a upscale rental building in downtown Toronto. The building has been impeccably designed with an understated refined elegance making it the perfect backdrop for energetic and contemporary art. Raquel's work will share the space in a building with existing art by Canadian artists.

As a Career Launcher recipient, Raquel received a production budget and artist fee of $13,000. Additionally, Raquel will have her production and artwork documented by professional photo and videographers provided by the partner. The documentation will accompany the commissioned artwork during an opening reception in March/ April 2019.

Raquel was also recently listed by BlogTo in their “Ten up and coming Toronto Artists you should know". list.

As part of the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, the Career Development office supports the professional development of emerging OCAD U creative talent. The Career Launchers program offers unique, high-profile opportunities developed in partnership with industry leaders in order to help senior students and new graduates start their professional practice after school.

 

Call for Applications - Sky Lounge Art Commission

Call for Applications - Sky Lounge Art Commission
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to Monday, January 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE: Monday, January 7, 2019

Great West Life Realty Advisors, Oni One Sourcing and Purchasing and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce an art commission Career Launcher for recent graduates from OCAD University’s Faculty of Art.

The opportunity seeks a large-scale wall mounted art piece at 8’ x 12’ maximum that will be hung in the two-story amenity sky lounge of an upscale rental building in downtown Toronto. The building has been impeccably designed with an understated refined elegance making it the perfect backdrop for energetic and contemporary art. The new work will share the space in a building with existing art by Canadian artists. Please see below for reference images.

Selected artist(s) will receive a production budget and artist fee of $13,000. Additionally, the artist(s) will have their production and artwork documented by professional photo and videographers provided by the partner. The documentation will accompany the commissioned artwork during an opening reception in March/ April 2019. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be an upper-year student or recent graduate from OCADU in 2017 or 2018.
  • Experience in making and exhibiting large size work is an asset.
  • Previous experience in art commission is an asset. 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), and confirmation of eligibility
  • CVs and artist statements
  • Maximum 10 support images in jpeg following naming format: 01_Title_ArtistName.jpeg
  • An image list including: artist name, title, year, medium, size/ duration (for media work).
  • Budget proposal
  • Installation plan 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5921100-2019-sky-lounge-art-commission
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 Ext. 361
Cost: 
N/A