20X21 EUG Mural Project

City of Eugene Cultural Services

This week is the third annual Visual Arts Week in Eugene. Events being held through Saturday.

  

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The 20X21EUG Mural Project will surpass its goal of creating 20 art installations in preparation for the 2021 World Track and Field Championships. There are currently 18 murals around Eugene and by the end of next week, there will be 23.

(Alec Cowan/KLCC)

Afghan street artist Shamsia Hassani murals featuring a single female character throughout the world. It can be found on the side of Capella Market in Eugene. KLCC’s Alec Cowan brings us this audio postcard on the power of the female voice for this year’s 20x21 Eugene Mural Project.

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Nepalese artist H11235  is painting Eugene’s streets as part of a sister city program with Khatmandu. KLCC’s Alec Cowan brings us this audio postcard on the latest addition being painted across from Good Year Tires for Eugene’s 20x21 Mural Project.

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Puerto Rican muralist Alexis Diaz is known for his intricate brush work, and that’s why he’s featured in this year’s 20x21 Eugene Mural Project. KLCC’s Alec Cowan brings us this bilingual audio postcard about his mammoth addition down by the tracks of the Whiteaker. 

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For Eugene 20x21 Mural Project Japanese artist Aiko is bringing stencil work and heritage to the city streets. She’s painting her mural on 6th street’s Parcade across from the Hult Center. To learn more, KLCC’s Alec Cowan brings us this audio postcard. 

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WK Interact is a French-American artist painting a mural of Martin Luther King Jr. for Eugene’s 20x21 Mural Project. KLCC’s Alec Cowan brings us this audio postcard from WK’s ascending scissor lift outside First Christian Church.

Ila Rose in her home studio in Eugene, Oregon
Sandy Brown Jensen

Show: Viz City

Subject: Ila Rose, Muralist

Date of Interview: Aug. 16, 2017

Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene is commissioning 20 murals to be painted throughout the city by 2021 in time for the IAAF World Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field. Next week, they’ll host 8 artists from around the world to paint 7 murals in 7 days.