Wall Art Learning Series Workshops

WALS is a series of individual workshops designed to equip emerging and mid-career artists and managers working in wall art, to deepen their understanding of the field of mural art and gain practical skills for career success. There is a fee for this program.

Workshops are held throughout the year in locations across Toronto. Topics seek to fulfill needs in the mural arts community. Past topics have included budgets and proposals, working with aerosol, health and safety for muralists, community consultation, and more. If you have a suggestion for a relevant topic please email programs@muralroutes.com.

For more information about MURALi:  Wall Art Learning Series, please contact:
Program Director
Tara Dorey, programs@muralroutes.ca

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

Wall Art Learning Series – Piece by Piece: Mosaic Art Workshop

July 24, 2018

Develop a new skill for your mural-making toolkit with experienced mosaic mural artist Cristina Delago. Cristina will share essential tips and techniques for mosaic work as you create and take home a mosaic piece. When: Wednesday, August 8th, 5-9pm Where: Mural Routes Office, 1859 Kingston Rd., Toronto Registration: $25 for… Read More

Working at Heights Certification: July 4th and 14th, 2018

June 25, 2018

Continuing our partnership with the Street Art Toronto, Mural Routes is offering another session of subsidized Working at Heights training for mural artists. This is a full day course, at the end of which participants will receive Ministry of Labour-approved Working at Heights Certification, valid for three years. Working at… Read More

Graffiti Art Workshop: Wall Art Learning Series

May 29, 2018

Graffiti Art Workshop: Wall Art Learning Series A full-day workshop including a theoretical overview of graffiti art style and culture, and time for hands-on practice and learning technique with aerosol spray paint. Location: Mural Routes, 1859 Kingston Rd. Date: Saturday, July 7th from 10am-4pm Instructor: Evond Blake is a Canadian… Read More

Wall Art Learning Series – That’s a (Mural) Wrap!

May 22, 2018

A quick overview of the potential of murals made with digital wraps:   Learn about the products made by 3M and their uses for large-scale digital and photo murals Demo of materials and application techniques Q&A time to ask questions and explore the possibilities Date: Thursday May 31st 2018, 5:30… Read More

Wall Art Learning Series: The Process of Monumental Mural Making

May 8, 2018

The Process of Monumental Mural Making with Adrian Hayles Date: Thursday, May 24th from 6 – 8:30pm Location: Yonge Space, 389 Yonge St (at Gerrard St E) Cost: $30, $25 for Mural Routes members Details: Artist Adrian Hayles has created murals across the city of Toronto, including the monumental Yonge St… Read More