Mural unveiled to celebrate Canada’s 150th

Posted on Wednesday April 26, 2017

Photo above (from left to right): Cambrian College President Bill Best, Professor Johanna Westby, Mayor Brian Bigger, and Councillor Lynne Reynolds provided remarks at the unveiling event.

Photo above (from left to right): Mimi Abitbol, Curtis Brownell, Haley Cassio, Faust Lutte, Renelle Lafond, and Kelly Barbosa, students in the Design and Visual Arts program.

On April 15, students, faculty and alumni  from the School of Creative Arts and Design at Cambrian College partnered with the City of Greater Sudbury to unveil a new mural at Tom Davies Square that will foster community pride and inspire present and future artists.

This latest mural was designed to help celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and to enhance Greater Sudbury’s thriving arts culture.

The mural, which took hundreds of hours of create, spans 29 feet and expresses the diversity and beauty that is naturally found in our region.

Other places in the community where the murals and the talents of Cambrian’s students, faculty and alumni are on display include the Pediatrics Unit at Health Sciences North, Science North, Cambrian College, The Sudbury YMCA, and the Greater Sudbury Airport. To see a larger variety of mural work and collaborations that Cambrian College professor Johanna Westby has led, visit

Detail from Cambrian College's Canada 150 mural.
Detail from Cambrian College's Canada 150 mural.


New this year, the mural group created custom painted Muskoka chairs that reflect the imagery of the mural. The chairs are $200 each and the proceeds from the sale of the chairs will go towards student bursaries at Cambrian College. For more information, contact


Kindergarten students present creative challenge for Design and Visual Arts students

Posted on Monday April 10, 2017

Pictured above: Cambrian College student Curtis Brownell and kindergarten helper show off their masterpiece.

A unique collaboration between kindergarten students from Northeastern Elementary School and Cambrian College students enrolled in Art and Design Fundamentals and Design …

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