SCO Seeks Visual Artist To Honour Survivors

July 4, 2023

Extended Deadline!

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is seeking a visual artist to honour Survivors and those who are/have been impacted by the Residential and Day School system in Manitoba. The chosen artist will be commissioned to create the design of a mural. The goals of the project are to honour Survivors of Residential and Day Schools and the children who did not make it home, illustrate the realities that Survivors’ have faced, as well as highlight the resiliency of First Nation people.

  • Southern First Nation artists are invited to submit three samples of their previous work, as well as a completed application form.
  • The selected artist will receive $5000 and the opportunity to have their artwork displayed publicly in a prominent location in downtown Winnipeg.
  • Submissions must be made electronically via email to:  
  • The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, July 18, 2023. 

To access our application form click here.

Applications and questions can be emailed to: