Sports artist David Arrigo recently painted a large-scale Toronto Raptors mural at Sun Life Financial’s new headquarters (HQ) to commemorate the team’s run in this year’s National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs.
The Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC’s) February 2018 Metropass features an image of a prominent street mural created by artists Jessie Durham and Melissa Luk in 2011 for the rebranding of the Riverside Business Improvement Area (BIA).
The Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC’s) January 2018 Metropass celebrates a street mural painted in 2014 by professional graffiti artist Omen to honour the history of the Scarborough Junction neighbourhood.
DuBreton, which raises organic and certified humane pork in Rivière-du-Loup, Que., recently commissioned a mural that promotes animal welfare by recycling old electric batons to form a ‘constellation,’ transforming a negative tool into a positive image.
The Montreal-based CSL Group recently commissioned four local street artists to paint a 196.2-m2 (2,112-sf) mural on the forward façade of the accommodations block of its Trillium-class bulk carrier, CSL St-Laurent.
Artist Drew Mosley recently unveiled new wildlife-themed murals on pillars at Toronto’s Pottery Road underpass, just north of the Todmorden Mills Museum, to help celebrate the beauty of the Don River Valley greenspace and the nearby Broadview Avenue community.
During a month-long residency in midtown Toronto this summer, street artist Phlegm rappelled off a 12-storey building at Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue to paint a new eight-storey mural representing the revitalization of the area.
Burt’s Bees Canada, which sells natural health and beauty care products, recently commissioned street artist Nick Sweetman to paint a mural in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood, featuring the city’s so-called ‘pollinator-in-chief,’ the green sweat bee.