Artists in Motion

Submission deadline: October 31, 2017

Leduc Transit and Leduc Assisted Transportation Services (LATS) are proud to be hosting the third annual Artists in Motion art contest. Artists are invited to submit their original artwork for consideration in 2018 bus pass design. A total of 24 pieces of work will be selected to be featured on monthly passes throughout the year.

This year’s competition will be open for submissions September 1 through October 31, with adjudication happening in early November.

Artists will not receive monetary compensation; however, winning artwork will be featured on the Leduc Transit website and other promotional materials in addition to bus passes. Full credit will be given to artists.

Contest Theme

This year’s contest them is Celebrate the Seasons. Artists are welcome to submit art or craft they believe embodies the changing seasonal landscape of the Leduc region. This theme is open to artistic interpretation, but artwork will be adjudicated on its exemplification of the chosen theme.

Submission Requirements

Artists may submit art or craft in any textile or medium. There is no limit to the type of work that may be submitted; the only requirement is that it can be photographed. A picture of each winning piece will be featured on one of 24 bus passes printed for 2018. 

Eligibility

Artists who meet the following criteria may be considered in this contest:

  • Over the age of 18
  • Resident of Leduc region OR Leduc Transit or LATS ridership

Application Process

  1. Inform Leduc Transit of your intent to supply artwork for adjudication by emailing transit@leduc.ca or phoning 780-980-8444.You will be asked to provide:
    • Your contact information, including: first and last name, phone number, email and birthdate
    • High-resolution picture of your submission
    • Completed consent and release form 
  2. Leduc Transit will confirm receipt of your information within two business days. You may be contacted directly to discuss your information and clarify details. You will also be given instructions regarding adjudication.

Selection Process

Photos of all submissions will be presented to a panel of judged in early November. Winning artwork will be selected through a jury process. Selection committee members will include: stakeholders, artists and dignitaries. All decisions of the selection committee are final. Winners will be notified by Leduc Transit.