Friday, April 22, 2016

City of Tucson Mural Program Announce winning designs for Downtown Murals Open House Tues. April 26

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Tucson, AZ: The community at large is invited to see the winning designs for the Downtown Mural initiative during a Mural Design Open House, Tuesday April 26, 6-7pm at the Pima County Public Main Library 101 N Stone Ave. in the Lower Level Meeting Room. This is an all ages free event.

Following an exhaustive selection process the City of Tucson Mural Arts Program announces the winning artists for the Downtown Mural initiative. The selection committee included Julie Sasse Chief Curator Tucson Museum of Art, Ceci Garcia and Susan Silverman from the Tucson Pima Arts Council Public Art CommitteeMary Lou Thompson of Tierra Antigua Realty and Brandi Haga-Blackman of the Downtown Tucson Partnership.

Eight mural teams have been selected to create murals throughout the downtown Tucson starting May 2. Painting will continue through June 6.

Issac Caruso, at 9 North Scott Ave

Niki Glen, at the West corner of 5th Ave and Toole

Rachel Slick, Tim Schirack, and Alexandra Gjurasic, at Café 54, 54 East Pennington

 Ignacio Garcia at the Rialto Theater, 318 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701

Rocky Martinez, at Benjamin Supply, 440 North 7th Ave 

 Luis Mena, at Century Link, 142 E Pennington

Jessica Gonzales, at Wig-O-Rama, 98 East Congress

To-Ree-Nee Wolf Keiser, at Old Scrappy’s, 213 East Broadway 85701

Volunteer, underwriting and sponsorship opportunities are available for this an future projects. Contact the Tucson Arts Brigade online at or by calling 520-791-9359.

This project is a program of the City Of Tucson Mural Program, which is managed by the Tucson Arts Brigade with funding from the Tohono O’odham Nation, Friends of Tucson Arts Brigade and Visit Tucson. Additional support is being provided by the Downtown Tucson Partnership, 2nd Saturdays Downtown, Park Tucson and Graffiti Protective Coatings, Inc. (GPC).

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