This project is part of I HeART Main Street, a program supporting Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) with the support they need to activate their main streets through public art and placemaking. This program engages BIAs, local artists and businesses across Ontario to create more vibrant and safe communities.
Project Type: Temporary Exhibit
Artist: Sophie Paas-Lang
Artist Statement: This piece pays homage to Timmins’ history as a resource town and to the unique visual shape of the headframe. The forest and water depicted are two other abundant resources that are prized by the community as they are a source of play and leisure.
Sophie's art was displayed at 123 3rd Ave, 221 3rd Ave and 85 Pine St. S in Timmins, Ontario
Forest and Water
About the BIA: Downtown Timmins supports and empowers our 250 member businesses by fostering an economically strong, diverse, inviting, and active downtown. Downtown Timmins is affectionately known as the Heart of the City. Downtown Timmins hosts many promotions throughout the year and beautifies its streetscape with seasonal décor. Downtown Timmins comprises of heritage buildings, office buildings, retail storefronts, restaurants and residential units that have been renovated for professional service providers.
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I HeART Main Street, presented in partnership with RBC Royal Bank and ShowLoveTO produced by the City of Toronto, is generously supported by the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative funded by the Government of Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, funding provided by the Government of Ontario.