Thursday, January 26, 2012

Art In The Alley

A recent winner of Ann Arbor's Golden Paint Brush Award, local artist Mary Thiefels of TreeTown Murals is known for her public mural work, including this one depicting the faces of veterans on the side of Alley Bar on Liberty Street downtown. The Public Art Commission decided on Wednesday to move forward on working with Thiefels on another mural project at Allmendinger Park, this one being funded by the city's public art program. She has a unique idea to involve the community in the project. Read the story.

You can't see it well in the photo, but the quote at the bottom right of the mural reads: "We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience." —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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