Mural, a Positive Change in Midland Park Plaza

Yesterday was a day of celebration for 4 youth artists and their mentor as the mural was completed and enjoyed by friends, family and the community were it lives.  Not only a great tribute to the positive work done by the youth who were employed by various summer employment programs such as TDSB;  Focus on Youth  and Ministry of Culture; Summer Youth Employment  but also the great the commitment of  partnerships between the City of Toronto, Mural Routes, Midland Park Community Association and Amnesty International.

The mural part of Amnesty’s Project: Urban Canvas which aims to depict all 30 of the Articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.The youth had the challenging task of Article # 2 which incorporates the majority of the  Declaration, but with a lot of creativity and guidance they did a fantastic job;  a feeling that  resonated with the community.  Gina Jahshan stated ” its great professional artwork and a great program for youth and portrays a positive image to the community.”
P8260453From left to right;  Karin Eaton ( Mural Routes ED) Rob Mateijka ( Lead Artist) , Johnny Yang, Maggie Chan,Tristan Joseph, Jordan Cretien, Ernie and Howard ( Plaza Owners )



2 responses to this post.

  1. Fantastic mural! What a fantastic surface to be able to transform. You guys did an awesome job. I am envious of the big smooth surfaces you guys have out in Scarborough!

    Michael Brown
    Harbourfront Community Centre

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