Our Call for Artists has closed. Our committee has begun the selection process and the selected art will be presented to the public at am upcoming event. You can read the original Call for Artists below. 

The Thunder Bay Police Service is seeking Fort William First Nation artists to collaborate with our team in designing a display of works that will be housed at the Thunder Bay Police Service Headquarters (get directions here).   

In the spirit of the Friendship Agreement signed with Fort William First Nation, the Thunder Bay Police Service is looking to recognize that it is on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. 

The selected artist, or artists, will receive a commission to produce works of art to be featured at the Thunder Bay Police Service Headquarters.

Examples of considered works include: 

  • Paintings
  • Leather work
  • Beading
  • Birch bark
  • Burnings
  • Quill work
  • Photography. 

 Artwork must fit within a glass display case (68”-wide, 40”-high & 4”-deep). 

Paintings, photography should be on a canvas or frame no larger than 36”-wide.

TO APPLY: Send expressions of interest by Feb. 28, 2018 to Scott.Paradis@thunderbaypolice.ca,  or call 684-1200 ext. 2413 to arrange an in-person submission. 

Include relevant information about your work, experience, a portfolio & references. 

We will answer questions via email until the deadline date.