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Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals

June 22nd 2019

Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals (Lara Mossa, June 22, 2019) PLEASANT RIDGE, MI – Two local artists have brightened up the public spaces of Pleasant Ridge. The city commissioned Rich Ayers of Hazel Park and Ouizi of Detroit to paint murals in two different parts of town. Originally from Los Angeles, […]

Hazel Park Art Fair Connects Those Who Do What They Love

August 27th 2018

Hazel Park Art Fair Connects Those Who Do What They Love (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Hazel Park, MI- Creativity lined the paths of Green Acres Park this weekend as the community hosted the annual Hazel Park Art Fair.  The event brought artists, musicians and food trucks together to celebrate those things that make […]

Man Arrested for Royal Oak Mural, Says it Was Worth It

May 25th 2018

Man Arrested for Royal Oak Mural, Says it Was Worth It (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 25, 2018) Royal Oak,  MI – A 38 year old Royal Oak man has been arrested for malicious destruction of property after painting a mural of cartoon-like bunnies and fur-balls on a railroad overpass on Farnum near Maple just blocks […]

Artist Kevin Burdick Shares Creation of New Train Mural in Holly

May 1st 2018

Artist Kevin Burdick Shares Creation of New Train Mural in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2018) Holly, MI – A new mural covers the back of the building where Broad Street and Battle Alley meet in Downtown Holly, across the street from the Holly Hotel. What once was a gray railroad scene taking up […]

Mural at Berkley High School Celebrates Inclusion and Acceptance

February 8th 2017

Mural at Berkley High School Celebrates Inclusion and Acceptance (Alissa Malerman, Feb 8, 2017) BERKLEY, MI – Students, community members, school administrators, support staff and parents streamed into the Berkley High School’s media center on Tuesday (Feb. 7) to celebrate the school’s newest addition, a mural that showcases community, friendship, understanding and acceptance. The effort […]

A Grand New Entrance to Pontiac High Thanks to GM Student Corps

August 7th 2015

A Grand New Entrance to Pontiac High Thanks to GM Student Corps (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2015)   “These kids are never going to look at their school the same again,” said Lew Elbert, a retired engineer who helped lead a group of ten Pontiac High School students through a summer of hands-on learning […]