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Matt Pamer design gets approved for West Main Street mural
C-VILLE Weekly Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:37 p.m.

The Charlottesville Mural Project, launched by Ross McDermott in 2011, has taken on the task of beautifying the city through a series of public murals, with the goal of producing two a year. They’ve already brightened Monticello Avenue with Avery Lawrence’s colorful mural of interlocking hands on the north face of the Ix Building, as well as organizing a mural workshop for St. Anne’s-Belfield students led by Patrick Costello.

Cities like Philadelphia and Baltimore have had great success with public mural projects in recent years, cheering up urban spaces and bringing communities together with public art that is eye-catching and often striking. With McDermott’s Mural Project, Charlottesville has the opportunity to do the same.

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