Visit David Pecaut Square on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to see Toronto artist Leyland Adams’ live spray painting of Canadians’ wishes for our nation’s future. Canada’s #150PlusWishes inspires hope for a future that is bright and full of possibility. Join us in the celebration!



Leyland Adams

artist leyland adams

Leyland Adams is a multi-disciplinary artist with a passion for graffiti art, typography and portraiture. After completing his Advanced Diploma in Visual & Creative Arts at Sheridan College in 2014 he focused his career on freelance mural work and art facilitation with youth. He has created murals across Canada as well as internationally. He has worked with organizations like the YMCA, TDSB, and the ROM creating art workshops that engage and inspire youth to create. Leyland’s work has a strong emphasis on community and teaching connectivity through art and visual expression.

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Leyland Adams
150 Years of Diversity
Created at the Starbucks #150PlusWishes event in Vancouver on June 17, 2017


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Since 1896 The Yonge Street Mission has been committed to helping people from every walk of life rise out of poverty by meeting physical needs and providing support services such as access to housing and employment. Through partnerships, The Yonge Street Mission is committed to eradicating chronic poverty in Toronto in one generation.

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David Pecaut Square

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June 17, 2017
10AM – 7PM

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June 17, 2017
10AM – 7PM