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Episode 45 - Outdoor Mural Commission

Curator on the Go Podcast

Release Date: 07/28/2020

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Amber Hahn is an abstract mixed media artist based in Toronto, Canada. A five-year cancer survivor, Amber uses art to navigate the many emotions she experiences in her life journey. Her abstracts instill a sense of calm, with soft flowing colours, bright lines, and a splash of shimmering gold. Amber’s mission is to embody the spirit of happiness and light. through her work, in order to elicit the strongest of emotional bonds with her viewers. 

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Episode 45 - Outdoor Mural Commission show art Episode 45 - Outdoor Mural Commission

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Working as an art advisor, I always guide and help my clients throughout the entire mural commissioning process, and I would like to share with you details and insights from my latest project that took place in Toronto. During this interview, you will hear the feedback about the process of commissioning a mural from my client, Althea Johnson (the owner of Shop Propr Life+Style), and Leslie Phelan a Toronto based mural artist.

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Murals are an excellent way to transform your walls, especially if you want to create a bold statement and add character to a space or site. It is no wonder that murals are becoming increasingly popular additions to corporate offices, hotels, cafes, residences, and co-working spaces. 

Working as an art advisor, I always guide and help my clients throughout the entire mural commissioning process and I would like to share with you details and insights from my latest project that took place in Toronto. 

Today I have the pleasure of speaking to Althea Johnson, the owner of Shop Propr Life+Style in Toronto, and Leslie Phelan a Toronto based mural artist. When you want to commission a mural, you will have to go through a few stages. During this interview, we’ll go through all, and you will hear the feedback about the process of commissioning a mural from my client and the artists. I hope you will enjoy this unusual format. It was so much fun to record! 

 

Learn more about Althea Johnson:

https://shop.proprlifestyle.com/

https://www.instagram.com/shopproprlifestyle/

https://www.instagram.com/proprlifestyle/

 

Learn more about Leslie Phelan: 

https://www.lesliephelan.com/

https://www.instagram.com/lesliephelan/

 

Learn more about the podcast and podcast host:

http://curatoronthego.com/podcast/

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