Featured Mural

Creekside: Eastern Gateway Mural

A signature project of Cultural Hotspot - East, Creekside: Eastern Gateway Mural is a permanent piece of public art, created to welcome visitors entering south Scarborough from the east. Creekside is located on Old Kingston Road in the Highland Creek area of Scarborough.

Featured Member Artist

Dom Laporte

Dom Laporte is an Ottawa-based artist whose work explores the limits of portraiture through a combination of traditional painting and mixed-media methods. Click to read our interview with Dom.

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Mural Production: A Resource Handbook

From the amateur artist to the professional, from the interested wall owner to members of council, community and business associations, this handbook aims to assist in the creation of many significant murals to come.

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Toronto Mural Archive

The Toronto Mural Archive is a research project and touring exhibit, the first of its kind to survey the history of mural art in Toronto. In 2017-2018, Mural Routes worked to piece together the story of the city’s murals through gathering research in the form of documents, articles and first-hand accounts and interviews. You can now check it out online!

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Member Interviews: Dom Laporte

February 12, 2019

Nazli Nahidi, Mural Routes Program Assistant, interviewed artist Dom Laporte in February, 2019. Dom Laporte is an Ottawa-based artist whose work explores the limits of portraiture through a combination of traditional painting and mixed-media methods. Laporte believes that portraiture has a unique ability to transcend the artist’s individual voice—whether he’s… Read More

2019 Funding Opportunities for Toronto-area Mural and Visual Artists

January 22, 2019

FUNDING BODY GRANT OR PROJECT NAME   ABOUT DEADLINE MURAL CALLS FOR ARTISTS StreetARToronto City of Toronto – Transportation Service StART Outside the Box Program   Opportunity for local artists to create works of art on traffic signal boxes across Toronto. March or April, 2019 *date TBA Bell Box Murals… Read More

MURALi Celebration

November 28, 2018

  Join us and CELEBRATE 3 years of Mural Art Learning Institute programming! From 2016-2018, MURALi has served a vital role in mural education for artists by offering a range of training programs in mural making from introductory programs and practical workshops for artists to professional development for project managers.… Read More

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We create, promote, educate, advise and link artists, organizations and others that are interested in the development of wall art. Mural Routes has become the primary advisor for communities engaged in producing public wall art in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.