Wall Art Learning Series Session 1- Proposals and Planning


Registration is now open for the first session in the Wall Art Learning Series

Session 1 : Idea to Reality: Creating a Proposal / Planning a Mural

  • Presenters: Karin Eaton and Allan Bender
  • Date & Time: Monday, March 21st, 2016, 5:30-8pm
  • Location: Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St., Unit 207 (https://goo.gl/maps/BEgw9dhcNYy)
  • Accessibility: The room is fully accessible by ramp and elevator, please contact us with any further questions or requests.
  • Tickets: $20 (or $15 for Mural Routes members), register below

Karin Eaton and Allan Bender will discuss practical examples of how to prepare a strong application and realistic plan for grants, calls for artists, and expressions of interest. The workshop will cover proposal writing, planning, and budgeting for public wall art.

WALS is a training program as part of Mural Routes’ MURALI – Mural Art Learning Institute ‘s inaugural year. The Wall Art Learning Series features a sequence of talks designed to better equip emerging and mid-career artists working in wall art, deepening their understanding of the field and gaining technical skills for career success.

The program requires no commitment to attend multiple sessions; all topics are chosen based on artist needs and knowledge gaps in the field, and artists are free to choose those topics that are most relevant to their practice and current level of knowledge.

Session 1 will be held on Monday, March 21st from 5:30-8pm at Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street, Toronto).

While Mural Routes seeks to provide free learning opportunities wherever possible, as a high-quality professional development opportunity, this WALS session will have an accompanying cost of $20, or $15 for Mural Routes members. To become a Mural Routes member please visit http://www.muralroutes.com/joinus.htm.

Spaces are limited and registration is required. Register for Session 1 below or contact Natalie Dewan, Program Coordinator, at natalie@muralroutes.com or 416-698-7995.

Keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter, or this blog for information about future WALS sessions!

About the Presenters: A pioneer of mural art in Toronto, Karin Eaton has over 35 years of experience producing and consulting for a wide range of mural projects in Toronto and across the province. Karin is the founder and Executive & Artistic Director of Mural Routes. Allan Bender is a professional visual artist and mural painter and the owner and art director of Blinc Studios. In the past 19 years Allan has art directed, project managed, designed, painted, site managed and/or installed over 400 large format and mural projects throughout Canada and the United States.

REGISTRATION: WALS Session 1: Idea to Reality

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Mural Routes is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us in advance of the event if you have any particular accommodation requirements: natalie@muralroutes.com, 416-698-7995.

The Mural Art Learning Institute (MURALI), a continuum of training programs in all aspects of mural making, is generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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