Cambridge Murals Combine Artist’s Passion for Art and Architecture

by Kurt Watkins
Waterloo Region Record, Jan 18, 2016

Image: Stephanie Boutari next to her most recent mural on the rear wall of 800 Franklin Blvd. in Cambridge. Courtesy of Waterloo Region Record, photo by Peter Lee(Image: Stephanie Boutari next to her most recent mural on the rear wall of 800 Franklin Blvd. in Cambridge. Courtesy of Waterloo Region Record, photo by Peter Lee)

A local artist has reignited her lifelong passion for art, after painting large murals on building exteriors in Cambridge.

“As long as I can remember, I’ve always been doing art,” says Stephanie Boutari. “But doing murals is relatively recent.”

After completing her master’s degree in architecture at the University of Waterloo, Boutari says she started noticing that many buildings across Waterloo Region were “bleak” and “lacked” any sort of character. She had her eye on a building across from Waterloo’s School of Architecture in Cambridge. Read more…

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