City of Brampton Logo

News Release


City of Brampton and Brampton Arts Organization announce 50 local creatives of the 2024 PIXEL: Chapter 50 Digital Art Exhibition

​​This year’s exhibition celebrates Brampton's 50th birthday

​BRAMPTON, ON (June 7, 2024) – In partnership with the City of Brampton, the Brampton Arts Organization (BAO) is announcing the selection of 50 local creatives to be part of its PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition. This year’s creatives come from a diverse background of artistic disciplines such as dance, quilting, animation and photography. In celebration of Brampton's 50th birthday since incorporating in 1974, artists were invited to submit their work, capturing the essence of Brampton's past, present and future.

Each month from June to December 2024, up to seven digital artworks and films will be featured twice daily, with content running from 12-1 pm and 6-7 pm, on a 24’ LED screen at Garden Square in downtown Brampton. Digital art will also be featured at BAO’s office and Brampton’s social media channels, with the potential for additional features throughout the city.

Since 2021, BAO’s PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition has exhibited the work of more than 130 Brampton creatives. BAO serves as a catalyst of creativity and community. Through initiatives such as PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition, BAO aims to connect the community through art and to celebrate and showcase local talent.

For a full list of this year’s creatives and their work and for more information about PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition, visit

About PIXEL Digital Art Exhibition

PIXEL invites Brampton artists to submit works across a variety of chosen themes and ideas. From music videos to animation and photographs, from painting to visual works, all genres and mediums are celebrated. From the big screen in Garden Square, artworks are now captured on a series of postcards distributed at events across the GTA, further promoting the artists and their practices. Over 10,000 Brampton artist postcards have been distributed. A range of themes, like Summer of Love and Brampton Reverb, have been explored. The program has, furthermore, provided specific support to Black and Indigenous artists.

Brampton’s 50th Birthday

The City of Brampton marked its 50th birthday on January 1, 2024. From a settlement in the early 1800s, to an officially designated city in 1974, Brampton has grown into the ninth largest city in Canada and a dynamic city with a proud past and bright future. Throughout the year, we will be commemorating 50 vibrant years of Brampton’s growth through a series of events, initiatives and activities. Learn more at Brampton residents and visitors can also share exciting and memorable stories and photos on social media using #BramptonChapter50 and tagging the City of Brampton.


 “Congratulations to the 50 local creatives selected for the 2024 PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition! As we celebrate Brampton's 50th birthday since incorporation, this special exhibition showcases the incredible talent and creativity within our community. I commend Brampton Arts Organization for their ongoing commitment to promoting local creatives and sharing art with the greater community.”- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton
“The PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition continues to be a platform for celebrating Brampton's diverse cultural identity and artistic expression. This year's exhibition, marking Brampton's milestone anniversary, promises to captivate audiences with its exploration of our city's past, present and future. I'm thrilled to see our local talent highlighted in this dynamic showcase of talent and imagination.” - Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton
“The selection of 50 local creatives for the 2024 PIXEL: Digital Art Exhibition underscores Brampton Arts Organization's commitment to fostering a vibrant arts community. Through this exhibition celebrating the City’s 50th birthday, we invite residents and visitors alike to engage with art in new and exciting ways, strengthening connections and celebrating the talent thriving here in our city. I look forward to seeing the impact of this year's exhibition across Brampton.”- Michael Vickers, Executive Director, Brampton Arts Organization​

​Media Contact​


As one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada, Brampton is home to nearly 700,000 people and more than 10​0,000 businesses. People are at the heart of everything we do. We are energized by our diverse communities, we attract investment, and we are embarking​ on a journey to lead technological and environmental innovation. We partner for progress to build a healthy city that is safe, sustainable, and successful. Connect with us on X (f​ormerly Twitter), Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Learn more at

About the Brampton Arts Organization (BAO)

The Brampton Arts Organization is a registered non-profit that champions Brampton's diverse arts, culture and creative industries and advocates for the #BramptonArtist. We work to build a thriving, confident, valued, and empowered creative scene by offering a range of programs, services and resources. In this, BAO is a key partner in fulfilling the City of Brampton's strategic vision and Culture Master Plan. Learn more at and connect with us at InstagramFacebookX(formerly Twitter) and LinkedIn.​

Media Contact
City of Brampton Media Relations