The SCDA is seeking submissions for mural projects at a St. Paul location in the downtown core. Artists are asked to propose work that explores the idea of one (or more) of the following:

  1. St. Catharines as the Garden City
  2. Water and the history of the movement of goods via water in downtown
  3. The history of the Underground Railroad

Size of installation: 8ft (width) by 6 ft (height)


Applicants must submit a budget (to include the cost of materials and installation) short artist statement describing how their work addresses one or more of the suggested themes (maximum 75 words), a short biography of the artist or artists (25 words), and jpeg images of art work that illustrates the concept for the murals and/or jpeg images of past work, particularly any mural work that has been completed. Individual images are to be in colour, no larger than 2MB, and sent via email to 

There is no cost to submit. Please include “SCDA mural” in the subject line of the email.


We will be looking to do rolling submissions but hoping to have the first installation completed by the end of the year. Artists are advised to make their work in panels that are prepared offsite and installed completed. Artists are also advised to top coat their work with  Blok-Lok With Graffiti Control & Water Repellent For Porous Wall Surfaces
For enquiries please contact or 289-228-0761