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Art Masters No.1 Murals

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


An Opportunity for Artists: Join the Barrie Arts Committee in welcoming Karin Eaton, who has been invited to speak at four Global Mural Conferences (in California, Nevada, Scotland and Georgia) and has presented papers at the Modern Mural Experts Meeting at the Getty Center in California and the Modern and Contemporary Mural Paintings Conference in Valencia, Spain.

She has produced 17 symposia in towns across Ontario. and managed a range of mentorship and mural art education programs and learning opportunities, which evolved into the (mobile) Mural Art Learning Institute funded through an Ontario Trillium Foundation GROW grant.

Karin has also volunteered on numerous arts and community committees including several City of Toronto’s Public Art Committees. She was a board member of Harbourfront Centre for nine years and is currently on the Board of Directors of the International Festival of Authors.
In February 2013 Karin was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee for her contribution to the arts and service to Canada and received an Urban Hero Award from the Mirror Newspaper in 2014.

Topics to be discussed:
-How murals can transform a community
– Accessibility of public art
– Aesthetic benefits and physical integration into environment
– Integrating community stakeholders; opportunities for
public/private partnerships
– The Mural Routes project, or others that might be relevant
– Opportunities for future mentoring and project development
– Opportunities for artists and the creative economy



November 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm




Five Points Theatre
1 Dunlop St W.
Barrie, Ontario L4N1A1 Canada
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