The Berkeley artist says creating his vibrant, intricate public murals helped him get to know the city. The pandemic has brought new purpose to his work.
South Berkeley residents completed work over the weekend on a street mural that spells out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant colorful letters on the block between Prince Street and Ashby Avenue.
When complete, Karina Epperlein’s mural on the double doors of her garage, will feature up to 100 names, as well as identifying details, of people who have been victims of police brutality nationwide.
Neighbors on Ellis Street in South Berkeley began work today on a street mural which will spell out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant letters on the block between Ashby Avenue and Prince Street.
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Berkeley’s newest mural, a three-year collaboration overseen by artist, educator and activist Edythe Boone, was unveiled on Ashby Avenue Saturday.
Angel Jesus Perez, whose latest work, “Displacement of Beauty and Migration of Gentrification,” is on Alcatraz, is a bright addition to our city’s cadre of muralists.
Proceeds from the license plate, pending state approval, would support a California reproductive health program.
BAMFest brought together 25 master muralists and 20 at-risk youth culminating in the creation of 13 murals along the Berkeley-Oakland border.
Murals are a fixture of Berkeley, but they come and go. Here is a selection that appeared last year and thus far in 2017.
A group of South Berkeley residents hope a new mural will encompass the past, present and future of South Berkeley.