Murals

  • Mission Walls on Mission Mall

    This week for  Monday Mural let me show you some mission murals from San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo is a city on California’s Central Coast and is home to one of the early Spanish missions of California – Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Mission Mall on Higuera Street...
  • Tina Liddie art

    Found in Saratoga

    In the fall, we had been to Saratoga, CA to see some fall colors at Hakone Gardens, a Japanese Garden in the city. Later as we drove through Saratoga Village, we found that there was so much colour all over the city. In the middle of all that fall...
  • Door art: Snow-sports-checklist at Squaw Kids

    Now that it’s winter and there’s snow in the Sierra, let me take you to some artwork I found at a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Squaw Valley Ski Resort up there has a snowsports school for kids. Called Squaw Kids, the building of this ski...
  • Palace of Fine Arts mural, SF

    Found in San Francisco: Palace of fine arts mural

    If you’ve been to San Francisco, you’ve probably seen the Palace of Fine Arts in the city. If you haven’t visited the museum, you’ve probably seen pictures of a very Greek-and-Roman structure, looking almost like a temple. A couple of years back as we were driving through SF, I...
  • Found in Reno: Multi-story parking-garage murals

    Reno and street art just cannot be separated from each other. The art on the street are not much talked about. At least not as much as the casinos and the neon lights that seem to characterize the city. But anybody who has walked down those streets cannot have...
  • Art attack on a utility box in Reno

    As I was putting together the post on the utility box art that I came across in Reno, NV. I couldn’t bring myself to put up the pictures of this bright yellow box I found near Club Cal-Neva at the intersection of Virginia Street and Second Street. It felt...
  • Found in Reno: Utility-box art

    Walk around Reno, NV and you will see so much street art. While most of Reno’s public paintings are on its walls, there’s no way we can miss the ‘Biggest Little City’s’ utility-box art. Here in this post are just two of them, but there’s more coming up. The...
  • Mural at Kanpai restaurant, Reno

    Dreamy Damsels, graffiti-style

    Between the spotting of the Daydream mural from our hotel room in Reno and seeing it from street level, we were exploring Circus Circus (Hotel and Casino). While we were at that, I came across Kanpai Sushi Restaurant that sported paintings of many a dreamy damsel on its walls. The...
  • Daydream in Reno

    Earlier this year, we spend a few days in Reno, Nevada. While we were there, we stayed in Circus Circus in the city. When I looked out the window of our hotel room, my eyes caught sight this huge mural just across from the street — the Daydream mural....
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