Category: Member Interviews

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: Marie-Judith Jean-Louis

MJ is an artist working mostly in acrylic and watercolour as a way to inspire others to see better through the power of mindfulness. She’s intrigue by the nuances between looking at a subject and seeing that same subject. Keeping in mind that we don’t see things as they are, but rather as we are, …

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Member Interviews: Evond Blake (Mediah)

Evond Blake is a Canadian multidisciplinary visual artist who has worked under the pseudonym MEDIAH for 25 years. ­ An Internationally renowned visual artist, MEDIAH is a trendsetter sparking new ideas and originality by blurring the lines between post-graffiti and dynamic abstraction. Blake’s work consists of weaving traditional street art forms with traditional painterly techniques …

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Member Interviews: Dom Laporte

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 painting a respected personality in …

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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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