Úxwumixw 2050 Call for Artists

Úxwumixw 2050: Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Generational Plan is being developed by our community as a roadmap to sustainability, self-sufficiency, and improved governance. It is a document that will tell our story, celebrate our people, and look to the future.

The Project Team invites Sḵwx̱wú7mesh artists to create artwork that represents a theme of the Plan to be used to as a cover page for each document chapter. For more information, see the details tab below.

Deadline to submit interest: March 31, 2023

Deadline to submit final artwork: April 30, 2023

To apply or ask questions, email generational@squamish.net

We are looking for art forms that can be made into an 8.5 x 11 inch cover page. This includes images (drawings, sketches) and physical artwork that can be photographed (carvings, weavings, paintings). Each piece of art should represent one of the themes.

Artists will be paid $500 per image (drawing, sketch) or $1000 per physical piece (carving, weaving, painting).

The seven themes are:

  • Land, Water, Air
  • Wellbeing
  • Ways of Being and Doing
  • Prosperity
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Housing and Community
  • Governance, Trust, Communication

Send the following information to generational@squamish.net by March 31, 2023:

  • Artist name
  • Contact information
  • Type of artwork proposed (sketch, drawing, carving, weaving, painting)
  • Preferred theme
  • Examples of previous artwork, if available