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… Read more »
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… Read more »
In October of 2014, Richard Acala invited artists Pier and Ponci to paint The Morrissey Flynn Building, located at 3647 40th St in Sacramento, California. The mural pays homage to Dr. Flynn, who works part time in the Oak Park clinic donating his time providing women’s services, and helping heroin addicts improve their lives. The symbols on the mural are painted in Celtic and African,… Read more »
Richard Acala organized the contribution of this painting depicting a calm Lion, and Egyptian pyramids receiving or generating light beams. This wall is located on 40th street and 12th avenue in Sacramento, California.