Philadelphia Mural Arts
In our continuing effort to celebrate the
richness of our neighborhoods we take a look at Philadelphia Mural Art
Gallery in Puerto Rican neighborhoods.
These very professional efforts are community involved undertakings made
possible through grants and business sponsorships. Seen through to fruition,
by dedicated artist. In some cases painting in neighborhoods off the beaten
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"Philadelphia Murals and the Stories they Tell"
Philadelphia's tallest Mural. A depiction of historical figures each paired with and
represented by contemporary young people. Artist: Meg Seligman
Honoring Latina women
Artists: Danny Palanco, Joe Brenman,
"Edgar Allen Poe." And why not?
This well preserved piece is painted on the side of a building in a low income housing project.
Artist: Peter Pagast.
"Philadelphia Muse." The members of
Philadelphia's Arts community offers a contemporary interpretation of the ancient Goddesses who presided over the Arts and Sciences.
Artist: Meg Seligman
"The Gateway Mural " Independence Mall.
A transformation from stone into human flesh, breaking free of the inflexible bonds of the past.
Artist: Meg Saligman