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Mural Artist Sets Bolton’s Downtown Ablaze With Colour

Blaze mural four corners
Written by Patti Foley

Photo credits: Loucas Loucaides, Lucky Element Media

By now you may have driven by the amazing new mural that adorns the south- and west-facing walls of 1 Queen Street North in Bolton’s downtown core.

Blaze mural twoThe mural is the latest creation of artist Blaze Wiradharma. Blaze is also known around town for the colourful Humber River themed mural on the underpass of the Queen Street bridge that he painted roughly a year ago. You can read JSC’s story about Blaze, who says he picked up his first spray can at about age 14, here

The four corners mural is titled “In Bloom” and is meant to showcase the diverse flora that is native to Ontario. The blooms are accompanied by bees and butterflies – that provide crucial pollination for plant life.

You can learn more about Blaze’s inspiration and read the full artist statement, visit Caledon.ca/culture.

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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