Colourful art really does furnish a fence! Every person I see walking by has a smile on their face. I’m so glad I got to be in touch with each artist about their work – I’ve learned a lot about my neighbours and their deep creativity. Every week I realize how much of a gift … More let there be light and colour!
Have you ever wondered about the trees in our Mount Hope neighbourhood? Trees increase community wellbeing and help us tackle the effects of climate change. With a little care, our urban forest will be around for generations to enjoy. Take a walk in your Kitchener neighbourhood on Tuesday October 13 with forestry staff to learn … More Mount Hope Tree Tour
Strong women Artisit Jenn Weatherall normally works in chalk and pastels for her professional art practice. However, this is the first time she worked with paint, which I find hard to believe! I guess art training and study is transferable across various materials! When I asked Jenn what inspired this painting, she said, “It’s important … More What inspires us to create art?
Beyond being bright and colourful, the three featured works this week made me think and contemplate and remember. What responses have you had to these pieces? “Allowed to grow old” Artist April Hunter created this work, “Allowed to grow old.” April says, “The inspiration for the panel was to get people thinking about the adorable … More Art that inspires thought and reflection
Each week, we feature three of the fabulous murals that grace the construction fencing at the corner of Duke & Shanley. That 60’s vibe By Carolyn & Mike Laurie + family who live on Louisa Street. I love the colours and the kaleidoscope fractures 💙 Space and beyond Don’t they make space look like fun? … More Space, geometrics and a backyard view