MURAL ART + DESIGN
Toronto-based artist specializing in custom
large-scale hand-drawn artwork + painted signage.
Long before I was a painter of murals, I was a consummate appreciator of murals, wandering the alleys of my city transfixed by the shapes, colours, symbols, and typographies that create, in their inspired arrangement, a true sense of place wherever they happen.
My favourite thing about the entire idea of commissioned wall artwork is its way of conveying this universal optimism, that anyplace one is drawn, painted, chalked or sprayed with any degree of creativity and style, must be a place worth the effort to create lasting beauty in. It leaves an impression on the beholder in a refreshingly human, enduring way that printed signage just can't touch; they're hand-drawn and personal, easy on the eyes, and most significantly, one-of-a-kind.
CHOCOCHURROS – ST. CLAIR W
2019, Acrylic Wall Mural
LOUIS CIFER BREW WORKS – TORONTO
2019, Acrylic Barn Board Mural
2019, PAINT MARKER WALL MURAL, 8 x 6 ft.
FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM – VANCOUVER
2019, Acrylic Wall Mural, 8 x 6 ft.
ZENO GROUP – TORONTO
2019, Acrylic Wall Mural, 14 x 10 ft.
RESIDENTIAL – SAKHALIN, RUSSIA
2019, Acrylic Wall Mural, 10 x 5 ft.
APERTURE ROOM WEDDING
2019, Chalk Wall Mural, 12 x 6 ft.
WHOLESOME CANINE – DUNDAS WEST, TORONTO
2019, PAINT MARKER WALL MURAL, 12 x 9 ft.
RESIDENTIAL – TORONTO
2018, Acrylic Wall Mural, 14 x 11 ft.
RESIDENTIAL – TORONTO
2018, Acrylic Wall Mural, 10 x 11 ft.
HOUND & PURR – QUEENSWAY, TORONTO
2018, Paint Marker Wall Menu Board, 7 x 5 ft.
SMITH STREET BAGELS – BROOKLYN, NY
2018, Paint Marker A-frame Menu Board
SOPHIE’S KITCHEN – TORONTO
2018, Acrylic Wall Mural, 15 X 10 ft.
B ESPRESSO BAR – THE ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, TORONTO
2018, Chalk Cafe Mural, 10 X 7 ft.
VIVE FITNESS – LAKESHORE WEST, TORONTO
2018, PAINT MARKER WALL MURAL, 26 X 12 ft.
VIVE FITNESS – CLARKSON, MISSISSAUGA
2017, Acrylic on Brick Wall Mural 32 X 15 ft.
MUSKOKA BREWERY – BRACEBRIDGE, ONTARIO
2017, PAINT MARKER WALL MURAL, 12 x 10 ft.
SENECA AT YORK UNIVERSITY – TORONTO
2018, Acrylic Wall Mural, 17 X 9 ft.
LITTLE FEET 3D – PORT CREDIT, ONTARIO
2017, PAINT MARKER WALL MURAL, 10 x 8 ft.
Fancy an enchanting read?
I wrote a book and i think you might love it
Once upon a time, mostly for fun but also to flex the skills and affinity for storytelling that I acquired along with my journalism degree, I wrote a novel. In a nutshell, (or clamshell, as it were), Lovesick Little was written as a modern adaptation and novelized tribute to Hans Christian Andersen’s iconically beloved siren story, The Little Mermaid. It’s my favourite fairy tale of all time, and as no one seems to have done anything noteworthy with it since Disney’s 1989 animated masterpiece, I saw fit to dive right in and reimagine the beautifully moving, unexpectedly dark tale of love, sacrifice, and redemption with fresh exuberance. One day, my version of this tale will be a feature film of James Cameron-esque proportions, and you might be very glad that you scored an early signed copy. Thank you in advance for the support!
© Leslie Phelan Mural Art + Design, 2019
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