Arts Partnership Success Story
Posted July 18, 2020
Public Art Transforming our Cultural Cityscape
In February, Caleb R. Thomas, the Ithaca Murals organizer, and Southside Community Center's Board President, Dr. Nia Nunn, facilitated a 40-person jury which selected finalists for Ithaca Mural's annual Justice Walls mural project. These public art projects aim to creatively inspire and uplift passerby. Recently, CAP caught up with Caleb to discuss the recent SOS grant Ithaca Murals received for this endeavor.
“It’s an exciting and complicated time to be alive in Ithaca - with virus and economic instability rocking business as usual. The virus present in Tompkins County means murals are going up slower than we had originally anticipated. We are grateful for the artists who have painted 6 murals so far and there's so much coming with August and September always being our busiest months.... Read more