1220 Dundas St. W

This mural represents the large community of Portuguese people and businesses that reside within the Little Portugal Area. It also represents a merging of the youth within the community, as graffiti art is considered a relatively new art form created by predominantly youth.

1375 Dundas St. W

Originally from Ecuador, Jose Ortega established himself as an illustrator in New York City, and now lives between Toronto, New York and Barcelona. The subject of numerous articles in international art and design journals, Jose’s previous art commissions include works for two NYC subway stations, the US and Ecuadorian postal services, Absolut, MTV, Apple Computers, Bloomingdale’s, Sony Music, Amnesty International and the New York Times. These projects have earned awards from the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Print, Communication Arts and Graphis. In 2002 Jose co-founded Lula Lounge a live music venue in Toronto, showcasing a diverse line-up of upcoming and established artists that has become ground-zero of Toronto’s exploding world music scene.

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Commissioned art work for Lula Lounge and Dundas West BIA.
The spray can application can be appreciated in its’ details, that expose the experience of the artists and the passion of this collaboration between Shalak & Smoky.

Dundas West Museum Laneway

Located at the north laneway behind Dundas St. West, between Dufferin St. and Gladstone Ave. lies a beautiful grayscale portrait of a women smoking. The drip technique can be observed in this artwork, as the gracious expressions are elegantly placed in the composition.

Our community is blessed to have such great talent present. We thank the artist for his inspiration and art.

2 Federal Lane

Commissioned art work created in 2017 for the building located at 2 Federal Lane. More info to come about this piece, created by emerging latin american artist Moises AKA Luvsumone.

You can check out more of his recent art pieces at: http://.instagram.com/luvsumone/ and https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1696797&jwsource=cl

Boland Laneway

An original classic drawing located in the most conspicuous location, the Boland Laneway.
By the observation of the elements that accompany the portrait, we can calculate its creation back to the 1980’s.

The mural has transformed the city, its colours decorate the entire neighbourhood, providing citizens a reference point to meet, and also admire the majestic designs, a common stamp known in Ortegas’ works.

1585 Dundas St W

A collection of great pieces of artwork created by many collectives, an effort to colourize the laneways and attract visitors to these special corners of the City.