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“Smelling Colours” exhibit by Tracy Pepe of The Scented L’air to be featured at Toronto Pearson International Airport.


Smelling Colours

Brampton, Ontario – February 20, 2020. Sniff out a phenomenon! Smelling Colours is a NEW and exciting Scent Installation launching March 1, 2020, at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 3. Travelers are invited to experience the smells of colours heightened with essential oils and artistic impressions, until the end of May 2020.

Smelling Colours is a sensory art installation that features scent interpretations by scent designer Tracy Pepe. Each scent has been hand-crafted from the finest ingredients. Based on the theory that scent is a vibration, why not try smelling a colour?

To capture this vibration visually, Tracy Pepe approached artist Amanda Busby to capture her feelings while painting. Over the course of weeks, the two artists collaborated to create “Smelling Colours”.

The two women championing this unique concept have a special interest in increasing awareness of mental health. Offering inspiration about how scent and art can inspire individuals to live their best lives, both ladies are proud residents of Brampton, Ontario, a community rich in artistic expression and home to The Rose Theatre, PAMA (Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives) and various festivals celebrated throughout the year.

Scents are similar to colour and sound; they translate the same vibration. Aromas can make us feel happy, sad, uplifted or relaxed when used correctly in a space. As colour can be used in design, so too, can scent. Indeed, scent can even add another dimension to colours. When colour and scent are combined as a design tool, the application is referred to as Scent Design.

For the last 25 years, Tracy Pepe has been challenging design firms to re-imagine their strategies from an olfactory perspective, enhancing the overall sensory dimension of design. Taking into account architecture, interior design, store planning and consumer demographics, a custom-made scent can be formulated for use in a space to underscore emotional impact, shopper’s insight, aesthetics and brand recognition. Tracy opened her first studio in Downtown Brampton in the summer of 2018, and is proud to partner with Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 3, as well as the City of Brampton.

The City of Brampton is the official exclusive sponsor of the “Smelling Colours” exhibit by Tracy Pepe of The Scented L’air to be featured at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

“The Scented L’air is one of our valued downtown businesses, and we are always happy to support them. This partnership is a win-win – it provides the City with a unique opportunity to support local while encouraging an international audience to visit our unique downtown and explore everything Brampton has to offer.” – Patrick Brown, Mayor. City of Brampton


To schedule an interview, or request a media scent kit, please contact

Montaha Hidefi, 1-519-760-5910,

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Taste of Brampton Winter 2020 is Almost Here!


For Immediate Release

 Winter Taste of Brampton is back in town from February 27th to March 14th 2020.

The Downtown Brampton BIA is excited to announce that the Taste of Brampton is back in town from February 27th to March 14th 2020!

The Taste of Brampton is an annual culinary experience hosted by the Downtown Brampton BIA and local businesses. The Taste of Brampton showcases the unique and delicious eats in Brampton with prix-fixe menus and special offerings.

If you’ve been looking to explore some of Brampton’s most popular foodie spots, The Taste is the perfect opportunity to try something new with discounted priced offerings. Bring your friends and families to experience what Downtown Brampton has to offer.

The businesses of Downtown Brampton welcome you to try their latest and greatest dishes during The Taste, exclusively from February 27th to March 14th 2020. To participate just simply tell the participating restaurant you’d like their Taste of Brampton menu special!

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Alexander Philip | Marketing & Communications Specialist




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Beaux Arts Brampton, the businesses of downtown Brampton, and the City of Brampton are excited to launch the second annual ARTBeat on Friday October 18, 2019 & Saturday October 19, 2019.

ARTBeat Brampton will be an inspirational art walk in the downtown core, showcasing local artists from Brampton. Each artist will be paired with a downtown business and will display their art work on the above noted dates & time for the public to participate in guided tours or self-directed tour with the help of the event map.

This year’s event aims to enhance community engagement with the ARTS and ARTISTS of Brampton through the inclusion of an “art making” station and ARTS market component on the Saturday.  The idea is to activate Vivian Lane with a hands-on activity for the community as well as create a marketplace opportunity for Brampton artists/artisans to sell unique artistic items.

Kick off of ARTBeat will take place at Beaux Arts Galleries, where participants can meet tour guides and pick up their ARTBeat map and leave written comments of their experience. Beaux Arts Brampton is the lead on this community art event with committee partners, as they work to continue to create opportunities and beautify public and private spaces with art and culture.

Regan Hayward President of Beaux Arts Brampton is very pleased to see this event back again on the Beaux Arts Brampton calendar.   “Brampton has a bounty of talent in the arts with many visual artists working diligently and consistently in their studios, creating imagery that highlights their distinct styles! Many of our visual artists are active in gallery showcases such as Beaux Arts but also outside our City limits, ARTBeat Brampton is a great opportunity for our visual artists to not only showcase their talented art works at local business’ but also meet and interact with our community to develop rapport and support for their visual arts practice! Participating Artists are feeling the excitement of showcasing and demonstrating their talents during ArtBeat Brampton!” says Hayward.

Artists to be featured at ARTBeat include;

  • Amanda Bhikha
  • Amanda Busby
  • Ashley Beerdat
  • Carryann Campbell
  • Connie Munson
  • Gisele Moiny-Boileau
  • Jasmine Rock
  • Tara Cress
  • Josephine Condotta
  • Kimberly Michael Popoff
  • Kulpreet Rana
  • Kyle Langlois
  • Prabha Madhavan
  • April Bhamra
  • Nina Shaw
  • Parveen Dhatt
  • Peter Cheung
  • Mehtaab Wachhair
  • Rachel Raven
  • Shweta Sankpal-Kulkarn
  • For more information on each artist and details biographies please visit

ARTBeat Brampton venues include; Beaux Arts Brampton, Dolcezza Custom Cakes, ReStyle Beauty Boutique, Stephan’s Furs, Custodio’s Photography Studio, Wildcard Board Game Cafe, Brampton Denture Clinic and Wellness Centre, Segovia Coffee Co., Superior Shea Butter Blends, Culture Rising, Indian Curry Express, 9 Queen Chinese, The Wee Smoke Shop, A1 Fitness Studio, the Scented L’air and Baci Gifts.

“The businesses of the Downtown Brampton BIA are thrilled about ARTBeat and are very proud to once again partner with Beaux Arts Brampton.  Art and culture is vital to our downtown, and we look forward to celebrating the local art that will be featured on Friday evening & Saturday” says Suzy Godefroy, Executive Director, Downtown Brampton BIA.

This is a very exciting event for Beaux Arts Brampton and their event partner Brampton Denture Clinic & Wellness Centre as they work together to continue to create opportunities and beautify public and private spaces with emerging art and culture.

“As Chair of ARTBeat , a sponsor and a business participant I feel very passionate about showcasing art in our community and especially in our historic and hip downtown! says Abigail Feige.”

So be sure to head downtown this Friday evening for Brampton’s ARTBeat.  The fun will begin at Beaux Arts Brampton with an opening reception at 7pm, followed by guided and self guided walking tours.

ARTBeat Brampton is happening along with Taste of Brampton, a culinary celebration in Brampton’s downtown core so grab a bite to eat before ARTBeat .  Visit for all the yummy details.

ARTBeat Brampton would not be possible with out the incredible support from the KIWANIS Club, Downtown Brampton BIA, Brampton Denture Clinic and Wellness Centre, The City of Brampton, and UPS Downtown Brampton.


About Beaux-Arts Brampton

Beaux-Arts Brampton is a centre for artists that serve as a premier exhibition space for emerging to established visual & multi-media artists and photographers.  Beaux-Arts features bright gallery spaces, a boutique gift shop, and 2nd floor art business studios, in the heart of downtown Brampton. The centre unites artist members and the creative audience in the spirit of fostering and celebrating the arts, together.  Operating successfully since 2002, Beaux-Arts was founded by the Brampton Arts Council & dedicated visual artists, with the support of the City of Brampton, Downtown Brampton BIA, Trillium, and many volunteers, members & private sponsors.  At 70 Main Street North, located conveniently near the Go Station, City Hall and The Rose Theatre, engage with Beaux-Arts Brampton on your next trip downtown. It’ll revitalize your soul and invigorate your spirit.

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