The PATCH Portfolio Development Program (PDP) is a capacity building program for emerging artists to get their foot in the door in the Toronto public art scene. Participating artists have attended workshops with experts from the field, on the topics of:
Participating artists learned the skills necessary to build public art projects in Toronto. They were also paired with artistic mentors who offered them support on how to make their mark on our urban landscape.
After a long winter of workshops, artists are now working on pop-up artistic interventions across the city, working collaboratively with the community, painting in the public realm, and engaging passersby in the process.
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