We are partnering with three homeless shelters in Downtown Toronto to produce the mural series Tagline:
The Interdependence Project, which will challenge the stigma and stereotypes that surround homelessness.
WHEN / Spring 2020
WHO / Artist (Young Jarus)
Organizations (Matthew House, Eva's Initiative for
Homeless Youth, Home's First Society)
WHAT / Three murals
WHY / To raise awareness for our partner organizations, create a 'call to action' to support their important work, and
dispel the myth that homelessness is a homogenous
Weathered is a public art project that is bringing awareness to the issue of substance abuse, addiction and overdose.
WHEN / Fall 2020
WHO / Artist (Jessica Okonski)
Organizations (GRASP - Grief Recovery After Substance
WHAT / Photography Installation of photographs of 36 individuals
shoes who have lost their lives to the opioid crisis in
Ontario. All photographs will be printed on vinyl and will
be displayed in a public square.
WHY / To bring humanity to the statistics and headlines that
have come to represent the opioid crisis.
Life on the Line was a public art project that exhibited work related to mental health on the Toronto TTC subway.
WHEN / November 17th, 2018 - January 6th, 2019
WHO / Twenty artists selected through a call for submissions process.
Organizations (Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto)
WHAT / Public art and mental health awareness campaign that exhibited
twenty unique works on Line 1 and Line 2. Posters were made
available for sale where 80% of all sales were donated to the
CMHA Toronto's Holiday Gift Program.
WHY / To showcase unique perspectives on mental health and raise
awareness and visibility of the CMHA and their services.