Community Banners Public Art Program.


City of New Westminster


Apr. 17, 2018

Call for Artists Description: 

Local artists are invited to submit designs to be considered for the City of New Westminster’s Community Banners Public Art Program. The program aims to highlight New Westminster artists, enhance the public space and provide context to the area and activities that occur within the community. The banners will be located along 6th Street, from Columbia Street to 5th Avenue.

This call is open to emerging and established artists, working in two dimensional media, who reside or have a studio practice in New Westminster. The selected artist will be paid an honorarium of $750.00 for up to 3 designs.

How to Apply: 

Please submit the following information:
• Name, current address and phone number
• Up to 3 designs of proposed artwork (file size specifications – see below)
• Brief artist statement
• Current CV

Banners size specifications
• The banners will be printed on denier dacron and will be 24"x 72" in size, which includes a 3.5” sleeve on the top and bottom.

Please send your submission in a pdf format. If accepted, we will need the following file specifications:
File formats: Adobe Illustrator AI or EPS or Adobe Photoshop
Do not convert to PDF format. Use Press Quality PDF format ONLY if you are working in an application other than Illustrator or Photoshop.
Files must be prepared to scale at 100% finished size
If your files must be scaled down, use ratios of 1:4 or 1:12
Any elements already in vector format should remain in vector format
Do not save or convert a vector file or element to a raster/bitmap (Photoshop) format
All non-Pantone colours, photos or rastorized elements should remain in original colour space
(e.g. do not convert RGB to CMYK) or created in RGB mode for the widest possible colour gamut.
All photos or rastorized elements should be at maximum 120-180 ppi at the 100% finished size

To submit:
Please email your submission in a pdf format by April 17th, 4:00pm PST to 
Please keep your submission under 8MB in file size

Contact Name: Biliana Velkova
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (604) 515-3822


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