The Town’s Communities in Bloom Committee, Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro, and the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre are partnering to invite you to submit an entry for the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro Box Beautification Competition 2021.
After the outstanding success of last year’s competition, we are doing it again! Three of the town’s hydro boxes have been selected to become beautified!
They are located at (dimensions are approximate): #1049 : located on Queen's Parade by the parking lot of the old hospital, measures 55 ” x 47 ” x 58 ” (H x W x L)
#J708 : located near the corner of Wellington and Picton Streets, measures 30 ” x 22 ” x 66 ” (H x W x L)
#L726 : located on Wellington Street, measures 54 ” x 77 ” x 82 ” (H x W x L)
Three designs will be chosen as winners by a jury. Each design will be transferred onto a vinyl wrap and applied to the appropriate box.
Theme The theme of the design may include but is not limited to nature, Niagara-on-the- Lake history / landmarks, etc. Preference will be given to submissions that are dramatic and/or complement the performing arts.
Eligibility This opportunity is open to artists who live, work or operate in the Niagara Region.
Deadline August 22, 2021
Artists must complete entry submissions by August 22, 2021
Notification to 3 Winners: August 29th, 2021
3 selected artists must submit a high-resolution jpg or eps file (300 dpi) of the winning design no later than September 5th, 2021.
Target installation date on the hydro boxes: October 2021.
Honorarium The 3 winners will each receive a $500 honorarium, courtesy of Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro
How to enter:
Complete the entry form by August 22, 2021
Upload an image of your design. You do not need to show how it will wrap around the hydro box, but you may include that if you wish. The Hydro Box Competition Committee will determine how the artwork is applied to each box.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.