3 new murals coming to Edmonds
"I am so looking forward to these new art works becoming a part of our city!!" Edmonds resident and Mural Society member Jeanie Blair wrote on the Mural Society's Facebook page recently.
The Edmonds Mural Society has announced the three murals they will be mounting this summer.
The murals are chosen through a six month long, three stage elimination process.
Each year, the Members choose a theme and artists present concepts that capture that theme in a mural.
For 2012, the Members chose the people related theme of An Edmonds Kind of Day.
"We're really quite pleased with all the concepts submitted this year," noted Society Municipal Liaison Jeff Stilwell. "The artists really took that theme in directions few foresaw."
The finalists are as follows:
John Osgood's Untitled
Ellen Clark's Edmonds Entertains
Susan Babcock's Winter Walk
"Each of the finalists is a very striking image," said Society Membership Director Manya Vee. "Just as with the others, each of these will be claimed a favorite by Edmonds residents."
"It's amazing to think that we are going to be able to raise three more murals this summer," Stilwell commented. "We cannot do with this without the wonderful support given us by the residents of Edmonds."
The Edmonds Mural Society has raised eleven murals to date, all in the downtown Edmonds area.
The Mural Society funds the murals completely through membership dues and donations.
To become a member (or renew your membership), go to EdmondsMuralSociety.org, call 425.776.3778 or visit 409 Main Street.