CLEARWATER – The town of Clearwater’s ongoing dedication to the arts continues in July with the portray of a warehouse mural at 701 Franklin St., the conclusion of a collection of artwork installations that have introduced exhilaration to Downtown Clearwater this summertime.
The Clearwater Community Redevelopment Agency has partnered with Santa Rosa, California-based artist MJ Lindo-Law firm to rework the building’s west façade into a whimsical of a lady and her alligator out for a stroll. Lindo-Law firm is a nationally acknowledged muralist known for her depictions of multi-cultural women along with animal companions, evoking alternate universes and fantastical worlds.
Lindo-Attorney began get the job done on the higher than mural July 21 and will be portray above the system of approximately two weeks at the web page positioned at South East Ave. and Franklin St., dealing with the Pinellas Trail, wherever the media and community are invited to see the art come to daily life in Downtown Clearwater.
The new mural, the last of three commissioned above the past 3 months, builds upon the success of the CRA’s original plan, which noticed 4 murals painted on town-owned and private properties throughout downtown. The program fulfills the organization’s mission to make higher-excellent general public spaces by weaving artwork and lifestyle into the fabric of everyday lifestyle.
“We’re thrilled to see this subsequent stage energize our neighborhood this 12 months, as downtown gets the subsequent excellent arts desired destination in Tampa Bay,” explained Amanda Thompson, Community Redevelopment Company director.
For additional information and facts on the program, make contact with Clearwater Cultural Affairs Coordinator Christopher Hubbard at 727-562-4067, or [email protected]. To check out MJ Lindo-Lawyer’s artwork across the place, check out mjlindoart.com.