Artist Jon Doe Photographer Jane Anderson
Silva arrived in Sacramento a few days early to lead a “mural in minutes” workshop at the Filipino American Youth Leadership Conference held at Sacramento State. The workshop shaped the Filipino American migration themes he’ll embed in the mural.
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“The fluidity of her female character and the way it appears to paradoxically capture movement in stasis provides a fitting entrance to the building that houses Student Affairs,” said Sheree Meyer, dean of the College of Arts & Letters. Evelyn usually paints naked, contorted women, but her Sac State mural subject will be fully clothed and pay homage to the University’s urban forest.
As the anchor mural location for Wide Open Walls 2018, the Sacramento Mural at Sacramento State was headed up by a well-known local artist, Raphael Delgado, and was a collaborative effort of twelve different local artists, including a Sac State alumnus. Located on an exterior wall of the University Theatre building facing a parking lot, the letters to spell S-A-C-R A-M-E-N-T-O were outlined and each artist painted his or her own unique vision within, the result being an iconic destination.
These artists were chosen to tell any story they wanted with their letter:
Their bold and colorful creations were completed by the team’s 12th member, Jeremy Stanger, who painted 3-D drop shadows on each letter.