Tag Archives: painting

Back to Jackson Ward

Last month, Arts in the Alley returned to Jackson Ward and  artists and volunteers created several more amazing murals. More on those murals later, but for now we want to show you some of the fantastic work that was done!

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Under the Sea… (and in the trees)

At Common Groundz last week a group of young artists – Rebecca Holt, Hannah Mayhew, and Erika Wenrich – painted three booths in a “small creature” theme: octopi, jellyfish, and tree frogs.

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Photos from Common Groundz

Last week’s Arts in Action was a huge success – here are a few pictures to show the transformation of Common Groundz! Thank you to Greg and Wendy Collins of Arts in the Alley for coordinating all the paintings and painters (and painting…. a LOT!), and to Rebecca Holt, Hannah Mayhew, Erika Wenrich, Rebecca Oliver, […]

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Arts in Action: Music & Murals

OK, this blog is getting a late start – I still have a lot of reporting to do on the first Arts in the Alley, and we have another one happening tonight – well, except that this one will not take place in an alley, but instead in a downtown coffee shop – Common Groundz […]

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What is Arts in the Alley?

The Idea is Simple. Take a downtown alley. You know, one of those that runs behind things and tends to collect weeds, and trash, and graffiti. Spend a day cleaning it up (removing weeds, and trash, and graffiti), and the next day throw an arts festival in the same alley, with live music, art on […]

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