Photo by Claudia Salguero
Artist(s): Claudia Salguero

Transformation “The WOW mural”

Mural Routes Member(s): Claudia Salguero Completed: Nov 2018

This mural, 9 stories tall celebrates Ottawa’s diversity, underlines the importance of inclusion and enhances awareness of the contributions of newcomers to Ottawa.

Dedicated to immigrants and refugees. This mural depicts the eyes of Canada’s diversity, generosity and compassion. Created with the participation of almost 90 people from the community as the WOW, Welcome Ottawa Week.

“Transformation, The WOW mural” was not a commission, was the vision and realization of muralist Claudia Salguero and made possible thanks to the support of Ottawa Community Housing, City of Ottawa, Crime Prevention Ottawa and OLIP, Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership.

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"Transformation, The WOW mural" installation

Where to Find This Mural

Location: 215 Wurtemburg St Ottawa, ON K1N 8T1 Get Directions