Artist Anna Arnold stretches in front of her mural for East Cleveland; the mural's circle motif represents unity, community, and connection.
Anna Arnold's characteristic warm, vibrant colors inspire hope and provide a sense of well-being.
Anna Arnold takes a work break between panels of her mural, which depicts the ideals and aspirations of East Cleveland and the positive work being carried out in the city.
Sequoia Versillee chose to use the humble dandelion seed as a focal point for her mural, because like people who come from particular ethnic backgrounds or lower economic strata, the dandelion is viewed as a nuisance due to its insistence to survive and thrive in spite of the obstacles slated against it.
Sequoia Versillee finishes painting her mural, which honors Kathryn R. Tyler, an inspirational leader of the Glenville neighborhood.
Jerome White’s mural will be part of the restored League Park Plaza, due to be completed in April 2013; the arches are doorways from the past to the present to the future, and the brick wall represents stability and strength.
Each arch in Jerome White’s mural contains a sports legend from Cleveland Indians/League Park history; the nine arches symbolize the nine innings in a baseball game.
Van Monroe’s Fairfax mural portrays a young boy who aspires to become a director in film and theater beginning his journey at Karamu House and a girl who fulfills her dream of becoming a doctor for the Cleveland Clinic.
Van Monroe works on his mural, which reflects the history, institutions, and aspirations of the Fairfax community.
Video with Mural Artists (2010)
Community mural artists talk about their projects.