PATCH Hoarding Exhibits

Our PATCH hoarding exhibits are the industry gold standard for connecting developers, builders and marketing firms with artists to help you meet public art requirements for your construction site. Already a legislated requirement in Toronto, public art is being encouraged on construction sites in cities around the world.

STEPS’ superior project management skills make this turnkey process easy for you by curating a shortlist of artists, facilitating city approval of exhibit plans, producing the exhibit, as well as amplifying your city-building story through documenting and promoting the exhibit.

Our PATCH hoarding exhibit services are:

Unique: With our roster of 150+ Toronto area artists and site-specific calls, we create exhibits that are as diverse as your development projects.

Cost-effective: Forget about paying for traditional advertising, investing in well curated artwork will market your development project for you!

Expedient: Having facilitated City of Toronto approvals for 100+ sites, we will help you will move forward quickly with construction staging permits.

Transformational: We bring moments of beauty and reflection to overlooked spaces. By engaging STEPS, you are investing in a vibrant city.

Need some artwork for your construction site?
Here’s what to do next:

  • Send us a message with a bit of info about your site
  • We will respond within 2 business days to set up a meeting
  • We will develop a custom proposal, unique to your needs

Interested in bringing a
hoarding exhibit program to your city?

STEPS can consult on developing
a program for your community!

Are you an artist interested in
exhibiting art on construction sites?

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“STEPS was very familiar with their [artist] roster and how it could satisfy the requirements of the design brief, which helped us work around our tight timeline. Our goal was to display public art at development sites and set an example for other developers in the region. This project has become the starting point for many conversations and has generated greater interest in the process. It also helped to reanimate parts of the street that would otherwise seem very industrial.”

– City of Mississauga

Past clients have included:

Our city, our collective canvas.

City Builders

Comissioned by the City of Missisauga, this hoarding exhibit by Wenting Li illustrates the cultural and architectural landmarks in the city that surrounds the pipes built for the Burnhamthorpe Water Project.

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