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Ottawa muralist Emilie Darlington has a passion for colour and nature

Vivid, floral murals are popping up all over Ottawa. Local artist Emilie Darlington is responsible for these gentle, breathtaking, nature-themed pieces. Darlington’s discovery of murals occurred during her Fine Arts education: “While in school, my canvases became increasingly large, and soon after graduating I discovered my interest in murals and public art. I’ve been hooked […]

Ottawa’s expanding appetite for public art

Two concrete underpasses in Ottawa were recently transformed into colourful murals by the hands of local artists and support from city officials. Unveiled by the artists in late August with Mayor Jim Watson and city councilors, the murals do more than showcase local talent. They represent Ottawa’s expanding taste for different art forms in public […]

Hidden Gems: Westboro wall murals, Ottawa firefighters

Over the past ten years the stretch of Richmond Road around Churchill Avenue has developed into one of the trendiest spots in Westboro and in all of Ottawa. One of the many great features that make this area so attractive and pedestrian-friendly are the wall murals that decorate the side facades of many of the […]