Call for Burlington Artists to Assist in Upcoming Mural Production

Photo Credit: Duality (2019) by Chris Perez

The Burlington Downtown Business Association is seeking a local Burlington mural artist to assist in an upcoming project!

As part of STEPS Public Art’s I HeART Main Street program, work with lead artist Chris Perez in an upcoming 700+ square foot mural to bring vibrancy into Burlington’s downtown. This call for local artists closes on September 7, 2021.

Project Details:

 

Client: Burlington BIA (Client) and STEPS Public Art (Project Manager)
Lead Artist: Chris Perez
Location: 408 John Street, BURLINGTON ON
Mural Canvas: 713 sq.ft. (31ft x 21 ft)
Timeline: Mid to End of September 2021
Sponsors: THe Molinaro Group, The Cover Guy, and Creature Comforts
Assistant Requirements:

 

Successful applicants must have the following qualifications:
  • Active Working from Heights certification 
  • Self Propelled Boom and Elevated Work Platform Licence (for a Cherry Picker)
  • 1-2+ Years of experience using aerosols and exterior paint

Apply by September 7, 2021

About Chris Perez

A low angle image of Chris Perez's mural of red and yellow flowers on the back of a building

Artist: Chris Perez for Downtown Whitby BIA’s I HeART Main Street activation
Photo Credit: Selina McCallum

Chris Perez is a Canada-based artist who works with abstract imagery in the exploration of cultural and personal identity. He graduated from the Drawing and Painting program from OCADU in 2012. After graduation, he worked a short stretch with a gallery and artist collective. Perez involves himself in many community arts projects and festivals. Working mainly as a painter, he has expanded his process and medium to involve large-scale murals, and more recently touched on site-specific work.

I HeART Main Street is presented in partnership with RBC Royal Bank and the City of Toronto, and generously supported by Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Ontario ReConnect funded by the Government of Ontario.

Logos for RBC, City of Toronto, Canada Healthy Communities Initiative, Government of Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Province of Ontario through Ontario ReConnect
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