Public Art

  • Mission Walls on Mission Mall

    This week for ┬áMonday Mural let me show you some mission murals from San Luis Obispo.┬áSan 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...
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    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Whale murals of Livermore

    Every single time we’ve driven through CA-84, these ‘whale murals of Livermore’ have been such a roadside treat and almost every time I’ve taken some drive-by-shots of the whales, with the hopes of picking out the best of them and linking them to Monday Mural. I don’t know if...
  • Art on lifeguard towers

    This week for Monday Mural I’ve got some lifeguard tower art to show you. These are from Avila Beach on California’s Central Coast. Avila Beach is a small beach town by the San Luis Bay in San Luis County on the Central Coast of California. (Coming soon on Tipsy...
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