Mural Routes and Lakeshore Arts present… TO THE WALLS! MURAL ARTS EDUCATION SERIES
TO THE WALLS! MURAL DESIGNS AND MAQUETTE EXHIBIT
July 30 – August 19, 2013
L Space Gallery, Humber College, 21 Colonel Samuel Smith Dr.
Closing Reception: Mon, Aug 19th, 5:30- 7:30 pm
(Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220823808065901/ )
Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 12-5pm
An exhibit based on mural design workshops, featuring: Mural Routes’ artists maquettes accompanied by finished mural photos, Step x Step: Intro to Mural Art (Flemingdon Park) participants’ work that provided community input for Toronto’s infamous DVP Rainbow tunnel mural, and Leadership Training in Mural Making Independent Study Projects.
For more information, go to www.humber.ca/lspacegallery/
STEP X STEP: INTRO TO MURAL ART (Lakeshore)
Saturdays 1:30 – 4:30 pm , from Sept. 21- Nov 30th
Toronto New Library, 110 Eleventh St. (Just South of Lakeshore)
Ages 14+. Spaces are limited – Pre-registration is required.
Participants are expected to commit to the full duration of the program.
A series of 9 workshops that connect basic art and design techniques to practical mural making, encouraging community members of all ages and backgrounds to participate in public wall art projects. Workshops include: drawing & painting techniques, colour theory, design challenges, stencil creation & printing, enlarging techniques and an independent project.
To register, e-mail either:
Tara Dorey, Program Coordinator (Mural Routes): Tara@muralroutes.com 416-698-7995
Bebhinn Jennings, Program Manager (Lakeshore Arts): Bebhinn@lakeshorearts.ca 416-201-7093
16th NATIONAL MURAL SYMPOSIUM (Canada), Oct 25-27th
Teach, learn and share: Professional Development Networking and Seminars
Metro Hall, 55 John St. and Centre for Social Innovation Regent Park, 585 Dundas St. E., Toronto
Details posted to www.muralroutes.com
Keynote speaker Will Shank was the co-creator of RESCUE PUBLIC MURALS, a preservation initiative of Heritage Preservation in Washington, DC. His work with contemporary murals won him the prestigious Rome Prize in 2005 for Conservation/Heritage Preservation.
Highlights include: Murals of Resistance, Social Media for Mural Projects, and screening of the NFB film The Portrait based on muralist and painter Phil Richard’s painting of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee portrait.
To register, visit www.muralroutes.com or e-mail Karin Eaton, Executive Director, at: Karin@muralroutes.com
Mural Routes acknowledges the support of Ontario Trillium Foundation for our spectrum of mural arts educational programming.