Category: Our Members

Mural Routes members include artists, managers, and organizations with a passion for mural art. Here we share exciting projects and news from our current members.

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Member Interviews: Philip Cote

Nazli Nahidi, Mural Routes Program Assistant, interviewed  Artist, Traditional Wisdom Keeper & Historian: Philip Cote on October 12, 2018. Mural detail: 8th Fire at Garden & Roncesvalles: Photo credit – Nelly Torossian. Interview with Philip Cote Your work is often centered around animal figures such as birds, turtles and many more. What makes these animals significant …

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Irish Heritage in St James Town Mural (member sharing)

Happy St Patricks Day! From Michael Cavanaugh, project organizer and one of the mural artists who represented ancestral history and story in the 2015 ‘Neighbourhood of Nations’ mural in St James Town, Toronto: Thinking today of my great-great-grandfather Neil Harkin who came to Canada from Ireland on a coffin ship in 1847. His brother Edward’s name …

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Belong, Believe, Achieve Mural, Ottawa 2015 (Member Sharing)

Belong, Believe, Achieve Mural, Ottawa 2015 (Member Sharing)  Artists Drew Mosley, Labrona and Troy Lovegates embraced the chance to turn a cavernous space in Ottawa’s cityscape into something bright and welcoming to locals. A co-dependence of community and nature is highlighted as a progressive city on the move; on foot, dancing, or flying. The multi-coloured palate celebrates …

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