Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Community Design Review Meeting

The City of Tucson Mural Program, managed by the Tucson Arts

Brigade had a fantastic open house April 26 at the Pima County Public Main Library in the Lower Level Meeting Room. The community at large had the opportunity to review the eight mural designs. Murals are being painted downtown starting May 2. The audience had many questions, and an opportunity to directly interact with the artists.

Painting will continue through June 6.

This call was issued statewide. We are delighted that Issac Caruso, will be painting at 9 North Scott Ave. and  Pete Goldlust, at Old Scrappy’s, 213 East Broadway 85701. Both artists will be traveling to Tucson to paint their murals. We are still seeking assistance for accommodations for the artists. If you can help drop us a line!

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

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

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

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

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

 Luis Mena, at Century Link, 142 E Pennington

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 and Graffiti Protective Coatings, Inc. (GPC) .

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