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Call for Artists: Mural Opportunity

Bank of Montreal (BMO) – Fort McMurray is looking for an experienced artist to work with the community to design and install a mural on the front facing corner (NW – Franklin Ave and Main Street). This initiative is being undertaken as part of the Downtown Revitalizations Incentive Program.


The total budget for this project could be up to $17,000 with design phase being completed by December 2023 and installation by July 31, 2024.


Application Deadline is October 11, 2023


Submit your Expression of Interest, CV/Resume, link to your online portfolio, and additional documentation to Charmaine Hunos – charmaine.hunos@bmo.com


This opportunity is open to any “Locally Involved Artist,” meaning an artist residing in the Municipality or an artist from outside the Municipality who provides mentorship, skill-building, and capacity-building opportunities to local residents in the field of discipline for which they have been hired.


The selected artist(s) will work the community to develop a design that reflects an inclusive society, a thriving economy, and a sustainable future. Design to incorporate BMO blue and could focus on the theme(s) of:

  • Community (i.e. local scenes, multi-generational, BIPOC and representation of ethnic diversity, and local/small business) or
  • Nature and sustainability (naturescapes, elements (e.g. water), animals)


For more information and project details, see the full Artist Call.