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Youth Artists are invited to apply for

Off the Wall: Leadership Training in Mural Making – 2011

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

A free training program for leadership development in mural art production and project management.

For youth mural artists

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Class schedule: May & June – Tuesdays, 4pm – 6pm. Start date May 10

June/July – Saturdays, 11am – 4pm

Total = 60+ hours of classroom and hands-on instruction

LOCATION: The Hub, 2660 Eglinton Avenue East (at Brimley) for in class instruction.

Onsite and hands-on class locations will be confirmed later.

This course is free for qualifying youth artists who show a serious interest in furthering their knowledge and skills in mural art.

To qualify, you must:

· Be 16 years or older;

· Have completed a minimum of Grade 11 art class or equivalent

· Demonstrate interest in large scale outdoor painting and community public art

· Be prepared to commit to completing the full Leadership Training in Mural Making Course

· Have previous experience working in mural art or similar visual art

· Attend an interview on May 3, between 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

How to submit an application:

1. Fill in the application form

2. Send completed form with resume & some images of your work; or link to images of your artwork

by email to: program@muralroutes.com or

deliver to: Mural Routes, 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3

or to : Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, The Hub, 2660 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, ON M1K 2S3

3. Write “LEADERSHIP TRAINING APPLICATION” in the subject line of an email, or on the outside of your submission.

4. Applications must be received by: 5:00 pm, Tuesday, April 26, 2011

What you can expect from the Course:

A specialized curriculum designed to cover all of the basics of mural art production
Training to improve your knowledge and skills to obtain work in the field
Instruction by qualified artists and instructors
Opportunities for summer mural artist apprenticeships
Assistance with future work placement
Mural Production: Resource Handbook
Course material / Leadership in Mural Art training manual
A Mural Routes Certificate of Achievement
Class size: 15 – 20

Curriculum includes:

· Budget and Project Management

· Client and community relations

· Mentoring, Health & Safety and Equity Training

· Drawing & Painting

· Hands-on instruction; working with different materials;

· Independent Study assignment

For complete course outline please see www.muralroutes.com

Course Supervisor: Karin Eaton, Executive & Artistic Director, Mural Routes

Course Leader- Program Manager: Rob Matejka, Artist/Educator

Questions? Contact Karin Eaton at 416-698-7995 karin@muralroutes.com

Or Rob Matejka at robmatejka@hotmail.com

This program is produced by Mural Routes in partnership with Arts for Children & Youth, Big Brother Big Sisters of Toronto, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Action for Neighbourhood Change and Urban Arts.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Government of Ontario through the Programs and Services Branch of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the City of Toronto through the Innovation, Opportunity & Prosperity Program

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APPLICATION FORM

Off the Wall: Leadership Training in Mural Making – 2011

NAME:

ADDRESS:

POSTAL CODE:

PHONE:

EMAIL:

AGE:

LIST PREVIOUS ART CLASSES, WORKSHOPS OR OTHER RELEVANT TRAINING:

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN MURAL OR VISUAL ART WORK:

BRIEF STATEMENT – WHY I WANT TO ENROLL IN “LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN MURAL MAKING” COURSE:

Don’t forget to include a resume and samples of your work or a link to images of your art work.

Karin Eaton
Executive Director
Mural Routes
416-698-7995
karin@muralroutes.com
www.muralroutes.com
http://muralroutes.wordpress.com/
http://thebridgingproject.blogspot.com/

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