First Nations artist designs mural to be featured on NBA restaurant

By Sam Laskaris, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The National Basketball Association has once again come calling for a Nipissing First Nation member. but this First Nations person will not be dunking any basketballs or shooting three-pointers. Jenny Kay Dupuis, however, will play a key role for a new facility that the NBA will open up this spring. Dupuis was chosen to design an outdoor mural for the NBA Courtside Restaurant, a 10,000-square foot facility that will open in downtown Toronto. The restaurant will be located at 15 Queen’s Quay East, mere steps from Lake Ontario and near the base of Yonge Street, one of the longest and most famous streets in the world. Dupuis had previously worked for the NBA during its 2021-22 season. She was one of five artists…

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