One Time In New Orleans

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I was told to take a photo of this wall mural but never saw it until we were in a taxi on the way to the station to leave. We had no time to stop the car and take a photo.

I texted all the people I met there and they texted me their versions of the mural….

Then about three days later, randomly, my mentor Casey texted me and we spoke about what we were doing for the summer.

I’m currently in New Orleans working on a project. She responded.

Really Casey? I just left!

We were so shocked that we both had ventured to the same city for the summer. I was extremely happy that she had texted me because I knew she would capture the image  in the look I  was going for…and sure enough before she left, she sent me this photo of the wall mural.

Teedie

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This wall mural is painted by Courtney Buckley also known as Ceaux who also painted a mural of Lil’ Wayne that was featured in Drake’s  In my Feelings video.

“When people look at my work, I want them to see a part of themselves in it, a sense of nostalgia.” ~ Ceaux

you can learn more about the artist at http://www.ceauxartwork.com/

you can find out more about the wall mural at https://blog.whereyart.net/inside-the-artist-studio-of-ceaux/

Danger of Extinction by Waone

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This art is by Ukrainian artist Waone

Titled “Danger of Extinction” and painted for Pangea SeedSea Walls: Murals for Oceans and Artsynonym in collaboration with Art RePublic in Jacksonville, Florida, the new mural aims to raise awareness about the North Atlantic whales, one of the most endangered species of all large whales. Once abundant in the eastern and western North Atlantic, now fewer than 500 survive in a reduced habitat range along the East Coast of the United States and Canada, this despite protective measures adopted since the early 1930s. A sad reality for many species.
Waone choose to discuss the whale issue, because during winter, female whales migrate to North Florida and Georgia to give birth in the coastal waters of Jacksonville, where this mural is located, becoming a symbol of hope for a brighter future.

Information taken from http://www.urbanitewebzine.com