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COVID-19 ART SHOW

The ARTners/Mural Expressions are setting up traveling art shows on the theme of “The Covid-19 Experience”. These are designed and shaped like the WX Freeway Columns to highlight both of our movements, the WXM Visionary Project and our Community Connectors Sacramento Stories Program. Debuted a few columns models at Summer Spark 2020, showcasing some of the artist experiences since this became the new normal. Other shows will follow.  

“STEM” MURAL PRODUCTION

Working with Sacramento South artist Markos Egure of Wes Kos Images to produce this ProActive content mural of education and cultural heritage recognition. Located on the La Familia Maple Campus which hosts a variety of services for the local surrounding community of South City Farms.


SVS – SUMMER SPARK 2020

We participated in Sacramento’s 1st Drive Thru Art Event for Summer Spark 2020 located at the Mine Shaft in Rancho Cordova, CA. Our art installation “WXM COMMUNITY CONNECTORS” set up on the opposite side of the event was the Summer Sparks entry installation. The “WXM COMMUNITY CONNECTORS” showcased works from our up and coming Covid-19 Traveling Art Show, this was the show debut. (Artists shown – Michael Misha Kennedy, Yvonne Saldana, Natalie McLovin, Tony Bynes, Danillo Trivdad, Amar Cid, Izumi Sunagawa, Joey Jose, Teresa Gutierrez & Markos Egure) 

PROGRAMS

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

“FUN-2-DO” / EDUCATIONAL / TEAM BUILDING (TBA – DEVELOPMENT)

Mural Expressions is a mural art program within ARTners.  This program engages with community organizations, schools, municipal entities, and private corporations to produce a mural.  We assist to creatively express your vision in an ‘ARTnership.’  Email us for more information at artnerscollaborative@gmail.com

 

MURAL CLASSES

“BRUSH/AEROSOL APPLICATION INTRODUCTION” (TBA – DEVELOPMENT)

Participants (Intro) will learn how to paint basic line work shapes and strokes to adapted to the aerosol flow and or brush paint. As creative further their skill sets line work will move into images. A short discussion on the artists and history. As sessions continue, confidence and skill level will increase students will then learn and further develop to expand their drawing and critical thinking skills.

Email us for more information:  artnerscollaborative@gmail.com

COMMUNITY CONNECTORS

“SACRAMENTO STORY’S” (TBA – SELECTED PROCESS)

Our program is an honoring recognition of stories of our region shared in a unique way. Pillars of a community is a general statement of accomplishment, we believe there are many more that fit into that category and this is our way to showcase these historical, folktale and intimate stories of our region.  Email us for more information:  artnerscollaborative@gmail.com

collaborations

“PAINT THE PARK”  – Wide Open Walls

@ SACRAMENTO REPUBLIC’S MURPHY PARK (2018, APRIL)

On April 7th, Wide Open Walls coordinated a ‘Paint The Park’ for the Sacramento Republic Soccer Organization. Artists were encouraged to participate in this one day event. Painting their personal  representation of Sacramento and Soccer in Sacramento. All artists were showcased & a winner for the contest was announced at a future game during a halftime presentation. Contest winner, Lin Fei Fei and honorable mention Anthony Padilla.

“Street ART MURAL Jam” – Wide Open Walls 

@ SACRAMENTO BEE PARKING STRUCTURE (2018, NOVEMBER)

ARTners/Mural Expressions coordinated a team of 15 local artist to paint one city block of 16 different mixed interconnected mural art pieces. Application with brush and aerosol to bring their designs to life. This was for 5 days of creative action for the Mural Expressions Program. One of the individual murals, a portrait of Selena Quintanilla was highly adored and caught the attention of Journalist Lilia Luciano, ABC10, the local affiliate. They used this image, with Lilia in the image, as a background for a 1 year long commercial promotion unity connections for our city.

(Artists: ARTners co-founder Teresa Gutierrez with nieces, Marcella Beltran, Christina Romero and Sabrina Gutierrez)


“HUMANITY” – Wide Open Walls 2018

@ THE IMPROV ALLEY (Ist-Jst/7th-8th), SACRAMENTO, CA (2018, AUGUST)

Returning back, as a mural production volunteer, so that we’re part of our cities celebration and to retouch our “HUMANITY” mural production. Connecting back into the city’s energy of creative murals projects everywhere in and near downtown Sacramento. Only a few artists from the original ARTners/Mural Expressions crew were able to return but their spirit always remains.


“HUMANITY” – DOCUMENTARY FILM TRAILER

 

@ THE IMPROV ALLEY (Ist-Jst/7th-8th), SACRAMENTO, CA (2017, AUGUST)

The initial viewing of where we were going with this mural. Director Joha Harrision was a walk-by artist who took interest in our project. Once in action he took his love of creativity and donated his director services to making this trailer and his movie “HUMANITY and the mural” documentary film public showing  at the Guild Theater.

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