The 2019 Community Banner Program is now closed. Winning submissions can be viewed here.

2019 Community Banner Program Selections

Artist Name

Name of Piece

Andrea Balsdon

Pickering Community City Centre, Live, Work, Play

Enrique Bravo

Tree of Life

Anusha Broekhuyse

Culture, Heritage, Beauty

T. Cameron

Pickering Living, Fall in Pickering

Bonnie Conly

Harness the Wind

Bonnie Conly

Tom on Smoke Lake

Loridee De Villa

The Sketchy Side of Pickering

Mario Dimain

The Invisible Worker

Brad Emsley


Lisa Johnson

Pickering Community Inspired

John Mathews

Pickering Memory Quilt

Yasaman Mehrsa

Live, Work, Play, Inspire

Josh Morrow


Allan O'Marra

Wall Climbing Contest at Pickering Rib Fest

Tammy Pariag

Millennium Square

Tammy Pariag

Splash Pad

Dave Ryce

Moving Forward

Dave Ryce

To Build A City

A.J. Servillon

Planting Roots

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Natasha Teufel




Calvin Walker

The Knotted Gear Banner

Tyanna Wright

Freedom Beach

The City of Pickering is undertaking the launch of an Annual Community Banner Program, celebrating the culture, heritage, and beauty in our City Centre. The City of Pickering invites Canadian artists of all ages, to submit artwork to be reproduced on a banner and hung for a period of one year. Submissions may be a single or multi-media, and speak to the theme: Live, Work, Play, Inspire.

A total of 24 Community banners have been selected through the open call for art. Selected artwork will be professionally reproduced, double-sided on single banner; and returned to the artist. Banners will be installed throughout City Centre (Esplanade North, Esplanade South, Valley Farm Road, Glenanna Road, Kingston Road) in early December 2019.

Images of the selected banners will be included in the Public Art database, and archive; which will include an image of the banner, along with the artist statement, and a map of the location. Banners will be hung for a period of one year. Banners in excellent condition will be repurposed, or may stay in place, or will be removed to make room for the next years’ winners.

Fee: A $100 honorarium will be paid for selected amateur and community submissions.  A $275 fee will be paid to professional artists whose submission is selected for reproduction and display. Submission must be accompanied by a current CV. Payment is set as per 2019 CARFAC rates.