PALS (Public Art Learning Series) Summer Sessions

 

Mural Routes presents… Public Art Learning Series (PALS) – Summer Sessions

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A learning series to better equip emerging and mid-career artists working in murals and public art in the GTA. Deepen your understanding of this unique field and gain technical skills for working on mural and public art projects!

– Session 1: WORKING WITH PANELS FOR MURALS –

Learn to cut, sand, prime and paint wood (MDO / sign board) panels and their potential for mural making. Led by Rob Matejka, Mural Routes lead artist who has worked with MDO panels and panel installation for murals for 10+ years.

July 13-14, 9am – 4pm

Location: Mural Routes, 1859 Kingston Rd.
Cost: $80 (inlcudes all materials)

With Rob Matejka
[ Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/1JmmWlS ]


– Session 2: GRAFFITI AND CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY ART –

 

Lecture-style workshop which describes Elicser’s understanding of graffiti as a means to inspire more beautiful and safe public spaces, and promoting a history of street art not often talked about in art history books.
July 17th, 2 30- 4 30pm
Location: McGregor Library, 2219 Lawrence Ave E
With Elicser (Surface Art Initiatives)
Cost: $15, FREE for youth aged 10-19
[ Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/1GGTuoh ]

– Session 3: MOSAICS –

 

Learn hands-on the process and materials of mosaic making, beginning with prepping your surface, to design, and final completion, from professional mosaic artist and educator Cristina Delago.
August 15th, 10am-4pm, and 16th, 12-3pm
Mural Routes office, 1859 Kingston Rd.
With Cristina Delago
Cost: $80
[ Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/1JXqqKf ]

– Session 4: FALL ARREST / WORKING AT HEIGHTS TRAINING –

Government approved course provides an understanding of their responsibilities when working in areas where fall hazards exist, the use of and inspection of the required equipment and the critical controls necessary to reduce the risk of a fall.
Date TBD (early fall)
Certificates will be issued.
Cost: TBD

If interested, email tara@muralroutes.com as we hope to arrange a group session.

TO REGISTER: Register and pay online via our Eventbrite page (http://muralroutes.eventbrite.com ) or contact Program Coordinator, Tara Dorey, at tara@muralroutes.com or 416-698-7995

CONNECT ONLINE: Follow PALS updates by joining the Facebook event (https://www.facebook.com/events/1593639510894377/ ) and following the blog (https://www.muralroutes.ca/pals-summer/ )

ABOUT MURAL ROUTES: Mural Routes is the only not-for-profit arts service organization in Canada dedicated to the creation, development and promotion of public wall art (since 1994). 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.
http://muralroutes.com

***Please note that the workshops are subject to cancellation based on number of registrants. All those registered will be notified at least 3 days before the workshop to confirm.*** Payment can be returned or taken as credit for future Mural Routes workshops and programs.