West Seattle outdoor art: Youngstown mural painting, starting today

July 29, 2014 at 1:08 pm | In Delridge, West Seattle news, WS culture/arts | 3 Comments

Stopped by Youngstown Cultural Arts Center at midday to check on the progress of this year’s mural project – and we discovered the young artists are officially starting work on the mural today! They actually have been working on the 210-foot retaining wall along Delridge for a while now, but first job was to get it primed, and now that that’s done, it’s mural-painting time. That’ll take about two weeks – the grand unveiling is planned for August 14th. As noted here last month, this is part of the same city-funded summertime program that resulted in more than a dozen mini-murals on signal boxes along Delridge last year. The youth are working with professional artists, and according to this online update, they welcome community volunteers, too.

3 Comments

  1. Driving by and seeing the young folks out there doing something positive to the walls rather than graffiti makes me feel great about them!!!!
    GOOD job gals & guys…Keep up the good work!
    West Seattle appreciates your artistic additions to the area that are not graffiti.

    Comment by WS Resident — 2:15 pm July 29, 2014 #

  2. Such a great project! Thanks to everyone who made it happen! Can hardly wait to see your beautiful creation!!

    Comment by JO — 3:49 pm July 29, 2014 #

  3. What an amazing canvas for their creations. Anxiously awaiting the unveiling. Thanks for sharing your talent!!

    Comment by FionaEnzo — 8:22 pm August 4, 2014 #

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