Category: History

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  • November 15, 2019
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Sacramento Mural History

The Sacramento art scene has been booming, after artists at the core, like Shaun Burner, David Garibaldi, and too many others to name, invested decades pushing the movement for more appreciation of the arts. Collectively, these influencers in the creative world brought districts full of crime, addiction, and poverty to up and coming neighborhoods and culture-filled […]

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  • September 15, 2018
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Visit Sacramento Mural

In 2018, I was excited to be chosen as a participant for Wide Open Walls, and was given some room to choose a location and theme. With organic images and Sacramento Pride in mind, Warren Brand awarded me the Visit Sacramento/Farm to Fork building to represent the capital of California. (For the previous introduction to this […]

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  • December 5, 2017
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Wide Open Walls Sac Mural Jam 2017

The solid brick Sacramento Bee parking structure on 21st and Q streets in Midtown, Sacramento has been a familiar part of the local architecture for longer than I’ve been on this planet. When it’s demolition was announced to create room for new housing, David Sobon of Wide Open Walls decided it was also an opportunity […]

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  • April 29, 2017
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THE TRAIN NEVER STOPS

This event was hosted by America Hustle Clothing   CAWZLOS This event took place one week after the passing of father, community artist, sign painter, graffiti writer, and DJ Daniel “Whores” Osterhoff.  The wall built for the event was painted exclusively with tributes to honor his legacy. Edan Foster Primera on the left Cawzlos and Rachel […]

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  • April 13, 2017
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FLYFEST 2017 SSPCA + DANIEL WHORES BENEFIT

  On April 8, 2017 Shannon Marlin and Michael Sylvestre, owners of Spanish Fly Hair Garage, Maverique Style House, and Crushed VLVT Bumble and Bumble salons, hosted a Hip-Hop fundraiser for the Sacramento SPCA. The event was a collaborative effort between Marlin and Sylvestre, music and runway organizer Jake Desrochers, fashion show director Shayla Wynne, and art curator Jenn Ponci, […]

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  • April 13, 2017
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All Lives Matter

     “Thank God for technology. Maybe it’s finally helping us crack the blue code of silence” said Rev. Ira Acree, pastor at Greater St. John Bible Church in Chicago. There, Officer Jason Van Dyke was facing first-degree murder charges for killing Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old who was walking down the middle of the street […]

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  • March 31, 2017
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We Are Womyn

     It was sometime in July when radio DJ and event coordinator Sara Eley approached Jenn Ponci about the We Are Womyn benefit show, and their need for female muralists. Assembled by artist and curator, Emily Jones, the event was packed with comedians, art, and music. On August 20th, 2016, street vendors lined the roll up doors alongside the […]

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