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Artist and Maker Roster

City of Waterloo

The arts and culture team at the City of Waterloo is developing an artist roster. The artist roster will be used to contact artists about future program opportunities and initiatives as they arise. 

Registration information

If you're interested in receiving emails about program opportunities and initiatives, please submit your contact information online.

More information

The City of Waterloo does not assume responsibility for disseminating information regarding its opportunities to artists and/or their organizations solely through the artist roster.

Artists are encouraged to watch for opportunities via email, and updates to this web page as well as the city's Facebook and Twitter pages.

Open calls

Current calls:


Artist in residence 2017 graphic, call to apply


Applications now being accepted for Waterloo's 2017 Artist in Residence

(Waterloo, Ont. - Feb. 7, 2017) The City of Waterloo invites artists from across Waterloo Region to apply for the opportunity to be the 2017 Artist in Residence.


The City of Waterloo Artist in Residence program animates public spaces and explores community stories by providing opportunities for the public to work with local artists in the creation of a community art project. This year, the Artist in Residence program will support the City of Waterloo Neighbourhood Strategy development.


"This is a unique opportunity to explore the role art plays in community development," says Astero Kalogeropoulos, manager of arts and culture. "We look forward to having an artist work with a diverse range of community members to tell the stories of Waterloo's neighbourhoods."


During the residency, the Artist in Residence will develop a creative, inclusive, participatory community art project that explores neighbourhood identity and/or what it means to be a good neighbour.


In collaboration with program staff, the selected artist will establish a regular schedule of opportunities for community interaction through activities such as workshops and art collaborations, to take place between June 1 and Oct. 1, 2017.


Emerging and established artists living in Waterloo Region who work in various mediums are invited to apply. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 31, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.  For more information or to submit an application online, please visit



View the program guidelines online

Download the program guidelines

Download the application form

Questions? Contact




 Art Market Graphic, Final Fridays special, Waterloo Public Square



Emerging and established artists and fine craftspeople are invited to participate in a summer of evening art markets, on the final Friday of the month.


The Final Fridays Art Market will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. in Waterloo Public Square, alongside the Duels series, and coinciding with other great Final Fridays activities, specials and promotions occurring in our busy uptown, from May to September.

Applications are due April 13, 2017.

Download guidelines and application form*


*IMPORTANT! Your computer settings may open the form in your internet browser by default. Ensure you have saved this fillable pdf  to your computer and are viewing in Adobe Acrobat or another pdf program, not your internet browser, before filling and submitting.


Questions? Contact