Students Create Mural of Bottle Caps

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield Elementary School is showing off its new mural, and it took them nearly a year to round up the supplies. A group of fourth and fifth graders at Guy Lee Elementary, called the Green Team, collected 15,000 bottle caps to create a mural. The coral reef themed piece consists of … Continue reading »

Simpsons Come To Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– The city of Springfield will unveil┬áthe official Simpsons mural Monday. It’s installed on the west side of the Emerald Arts Center. Artist Julius Preite is the mastermind behind the original artwork. He worked closely with city officials and creator Matt Groening to make sure the mural resembles Springfield… Springfield, Oregon that is. “[Groening] … Continue reading »

Simpsons Mural Painting Nearly Complete

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield will be unveiling the highly anticipated Simpson’s mural Monday afternoon, but already crowds are starting to gather to get a sneak peek while the artists put the finishing touches on the project. Monday afternoon, the city of Springfield will have a block party to unveil the mural. The … Continue reading »

Simpsons Mural Coming to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There’s still some debate on whether Springfield, Oregon is the real home of the Simpsons. But soon the Emerald Art Center Gallery will be the backdrop to a new Simpsons mural. The gallery coordinator said the board unanimously approved painting the Simpsons mural at the gallery on Main Street. She said Simpsons … Continue reading »

Students Unveil Human Rights Mural

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A ceremony will take place Tuesday night at Junction City High School to unveil a new display of human rights history in its hallways. The group that organizes events on Cesar Chavez Day at the high school came up with the idea and teamed up with a local muralist and the … Continue reading »

Springfield Students Paint Mural

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Students from the Springfield Academy of Arts and Academics are teaching history while making art. A local business owner commissioned seniors to paint a mural. It’s inside the Washburne Cafe on Main Street. The class had to research the building’s back story to come up with a concept that portrayed its rich … Continue reading »

Downtown Eugene Mural Expands

EUGENE, Ore. — To be or not to be. That is the question regarding the expansion of a downtown Eugene mural. An artist has been working on a Shakespearean painting on the side of a Eugene building for several months, and he’s still not finished. We caught up with artist Hans D’Hollsoy in May when … Continue reading »

Lane Community College Unveils Mural

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College has a new large mural at its campus. The picture covers the side of a building. Students and faculty say it adds a lot of color to the campus. The mural represents diversity. “I thought about what to do with it and researched symbols from cultures around the world, … Continue reading »