IMMEDIATE RELEASE (please!)
Annual mural-painting spree seeks artists, volunteers
news media, art teachers, art centers, youth organizations
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The Virginia Street Art Festival is looking for artists and volunteer-helpers.
The non-profit festival beautifies urban areas by painting murals legally.
Other creative activity also like performance also happens during the festival.
Past festival artists have decorated Waynesboro with murals
near the Wayne Theatre,
at Basic City brewery’s back yard,
On the YMCA,
and on the old “ice house” tower near Constitution Park.
This year it’s scheduled for the last weekend in August.
All murals will be painted in Waynesboro.
Subject matter for proposed mural designs is
wide open –except obscenity, politics, or allowed.
Mural sites are in public view where children might see.
Art teachers needing recertification points, as well as
students, scouts, or cadets wanting community service projects,
are encouraged to help out as volunteer-helpers or
even as artists.
More information is on
VAstreetArts.com (“vee ay street artS dot com”)
The artist-application form is on the “Artist Application” tab
of VAstreetArts.com (“vee ay street artS dot com”)
RIGHT CLICK image and OPEN IN NEW TAB
SITES OF CURRENT VSAF MURALS
MAP connecting all sites below
Ice house tower (art by Nils Westergard)
Future children’s museum site (art by Terry Ward)
Stone Soup Books wall (art by Julia Chon AKA Kimchi Juice)
Wayne Theater lot (art by Nils Westergard)
Wayne Theater Annex rear alley (art by Julia Chon)
Wayne Theater Annex front door Therapy Duck (art by Terry Ward)
YMCA Wayne Ave. (art by Nils Westergard)
YMCA Arch Ave. (art by Julia Chon)
Basic City beer rear (various artists)
EN Computers (various artists)
SOME SITES OF FUTURE MURALS
MAP connecting sites below
Shop rears off Lumos Plaza
South River Mill Complex huge walls NE
South River Mill Complex huge walls SE
South River Mill Complex huge walls E
South River Mill Complex huge walls SW