Downtown Brampton on Canvas

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August 9, 2016



Brampton….Downtown Brampton’s cultural scene will be painting the downtown on canvas as artists from across Ontario will be competing in the first annual LIVE ART COMPETITION Saturday September 10, 2016.

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Grettel Comas – Baci Gifts, Jo-Anne Watson – Algoma University at Brampton, John Cutruzzola,

 Peeyush Gupta – The Wee Smoke Shop, Suzy Godefroy  – Downtown Brampton BIA,

Monika Moravan – PAMA & James Flux – Beaux Arts.

“Yes, Live Art is coming to Brampton’s  downtown! ….Our arts community is yet again bringing another brilliant event to the community on Saturday September 10th! Exudes, Grettel Comas, organizer of Live Art Competition.

Through the vision of John Cutruzzola, a local Brampton artist, artists will be painting and competing for first, second and third prize cash awards.  Guests 18 years or older are invited to take part in the competition.  Beginning at 9 a.m. and running till 5 p.m.  Pre-registration cost: $25 , Registration on the day of: $30.

To register please download the online registration form here:


  • First place prize: $1000
  • Second place prize: $500
  • Third place prize: $200

One 16” x 20” canvas will be provided to each artist, artists are to bring their own equipment and materials. Closing ceremony begins at 4 p.m. in Daily Times Square.

“The Downtown Brampton BIA is thrilled to be part of the LIVE ART COMPETITION.   Art, food, commerce and culture will celebrate LIVE ART on Saturday September 10th, and are very excited to support this event says Suzy Godefroy, Executive Director, Downtown Brampton BIA. ‘

LIVE ART COMPETITION is presented by Inzola’s Art Endowment Funds at PAMA in partnership with Downtown Brampton BIA and sponsored in part by Beaux Arts, PAMA, and The City of Brampton Arts & Culture.


Media Contact:

Suzy Godefroy, Executive Director,

Downtown Brampton BIA


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Brampton Bike to Work Day Free Breakfast Event

Bike to WorkBrampton, May. 18, 2016 – On Monday, May 30.  the City of Brampton and the Downtown BIA will be hosting the fourth annual Bike to Work Day Breakfast event in the Garden Square from 7:30 – 9 A.M. Guest speakers Mayor Linda Jeffrey and Police Chief Jennifer Evans will be attending the event.  Bike to Work Day is an annual celebration to kick off Bike Month, focused on promoting cycling as a viable and healthy option for commuting to work.

Residents of Brampton are invited to join us in Garden Square for free breakfast provided by local downtown businesses including: Dolcezza Custom Cakes, Fruision, GK Kitchenette, Joey’s Deli, Starbucks, and T by Daniel.

Participants can also take advantage of a free bike tune up in the Square, courtesy of The Cyclepath Brampton.

Free organized rides to the Garden Square event will depart from six gathering points around the City, and will be led by representatives from the Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee and BikeBrampton. These optional rides give less experienced participants the opportunity to ride alongside more confident cyclists.

To register for the Bike to Work Day Breakfast event and for one of the organized optional rides, visit the Bike to Work Day Brampton at registration page at For more information or inquiries, please contact: 905-874-3518 or


Andrea Magana – Public Relations
Downtown Brampton BIA
76 Main Street North Brampton
905. 874. 3518 |

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