Top 30 Designs
From the 1000+ designs submitted, an independent panel of judges selected a short list of 28 artists.
From this short list, two winning designs were chosen to go on storm and sanitary sewer covers throughout the
city. The two People’s Choice awards were determined through voting that took place online and onsite at the
exhibition. Each of the artists for the top 30 designs received a culture and recreation prize pack valued at
Nigel Dembicki (storm) is a Vancouver
based artist and designer. He is a contributing partner of studioCAMP, a design/build collective studio. Nigel
is entering the Master of Architecture program at Arkitektskolen Aarhus in Denmark this fall. The jury
appreciated the clarity and technical execution of Nigel’s slightly abstract and very contemporary-looking work.
Andrew (Enpaauk) Dexel
Andrew (Enpaauk) Dexel (sanitary) is from the Nlakapamux Nation and is known for how his prints and paintings often
fuse graffiti and North West Coast Art. His playful work masterfully uses the circular shape of the manhole, and
the jury felt this piece would have an enduring public fascination.
Henry Slaughter & Graham Handford
Evan W. (Mackenzie Elementary)
Carson R. (General Wolfe Elementary)
Eli (Champlain Heights Elementary)
Alyssa (The Writer’s Exchange)