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Downtown Mural Artist Chosen!!

We would like to congratulate local artist Paul Baxter for his winning mural design for the 2017 Downtown Mural Project!!

Paul beginning painting murals at a very young age which lead him to art school. You will often him behind the scenes of musical productions and fashion and corporate shows while maintaining his artist scenic faux finish business. He has been a creative and conceptual artist for more than 25 years and his creativity took off when he moved to Orillia and was engulfed in Orillia’s large and thriving art scene. He has been involved in community projects such as Streets Alive ProductionsART under the PavilionStarry Night Studio & Gallery TourOntario Culture DaysStephen Leacock Museum and Orillia Youth Center.

We are very excited to see this beautiful piece of art come to life and are thrilled to be working with Paul and watch his vision transpire in the coming year. The Downtown Mural Project will pay homage to Orillia’s 150 years as a city and will be displayed in Downtown Orillia for all to enjoy for many years to come. The mural reveal will occur in July 2017 so stay tuned for details!! Big congratulations to Paul on his stunning mural design. We cannot wait to reveal it to all of Orillia in 2017!!