April 2012

Ishi ~ 24th & Broadway

April 14, 2012
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A wall over-looking a gas station parking lot is a surprising place for such a riveting mural as this one titled, Ishi, painted by Alex Forster (aka Cabrón). Cabrón was selected amongst a pool of entrants in a mural contest by the non-profit organization, Valley Vision, for the 16′ x 80′ external wall of their […]

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Califia ~ 15th & Capitol

April 1, 2012
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“Califia, the Amazon-like Queen of the mythical island, Califia, after which California was named…. She is a spirit of cleansing, mending, and healing. She is Yemaja, an African Diaspora deity who is the mother of all waters and the spirit of patient creativity.” A beautiful description by artist, Alison Sarr, of the striking figure of […]

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