East Lake MARTA Mural Project

Project Summary

MARTA Artbound, in partnership with LIVING WALLS seeks an artist to create an artwork that will be translated into a public art mural at the East Lake MARTA Station. The selected artist will work in tandem with LIVING WALLS to realize their original artwork as a large scale mural. Living Walls will produce the mural alongside the selected artist. The selected artist will be responsible for creating the original artwork and painting the artwork on two walls located near the West Howard Avenue entrance of the East Lake MARTA Station. 

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"Ladies to the Front" Mural Project in Charlotte

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4 Murals / 3 Artists / 3 Local Youth Organizations

A mural project that celebrates and honors the women and those women identifying, the sisters, the

mothers and the daughters that help build and sustain our communities. With the help of three different

groups of students from different backgrounds, “Ladies To The Front” brings their voices into this

conversation to inspire the content of each mural.

Ladies To The Front, because our mothers carried us and took care of us. Ladies To The Front, because our

sisters and chosen sisters showed us the meaning of support. Ladies To The Front, because the strength of

the feminine being leads all with love.

With this project we will honor women from a historical perspective to a contemporary one through the vision

of three local female artists and student groups:

Bree Stallings + Time Out Youth

Elisa Sanchez + OurBRIDGE KIDS

Sloane Siobhan + Here for Good Club

"Here To Stay" Mural Review and Panel

The Education is Liberation Monarch Mural

A panel discussion held at the Latin American Association building about Immigration Advocacy in public spaces titled “Here To Stay”

The "Here to Stay" Panel discussion event was a success! Thank you each and everyone who came out to support. Special thanks to Yehimi's mother for the delicious food.    

Our moderator, Gigi Pedraza, captivated a room full of listeners with her infectious personality. She was able to incorporate commonalities amongst the audience by asking intriguing questions to our panelist
 

Our first-panel member, Dr. Laura Emkio Solstis, who runs a school for undocumented youth shined a light into her world. Dr. Solstis shared a story with the community about an experiment she conducted at the University of Georgia with her students. A peace protest that paved the way for educational reform. 

The second panelist, David Schaefer, who works with the Latin American Association provided some insight on the mural's relocation. The message behind the Education is Liberation Monarch mural made him share personal stories which made him overwhelmed with emotion.  

The last panelist, Leslie Ramirez, a Cross Keys High School student of Yehimi Cambron elaborates on the meaning of the mural. The Education is Liberation Monarch mural is a safe haven for her community that is and will always be "Here To Stay"