3 Tall Murals Featured at new Flight at Tustin Legacy Complex
Murals by artists Shag (Josh Agle), Bunnie Reiss, and John Park.
In the shadow of the historic, gigantic World War II blimp hangars on the former Tustin Marine Corps Air Station, the newly-opened Flight at Tustin Legacy, a state-of-the-art mixed use office campus located near the corner of Red Hill and Barranca Parkway, has asserted its presence through the commissioning and installation of large-scale murals by SoCal artists John Park, Bunnie Reiss and Orange County's Josh Agle (known as Shag). View this brief video interviewing the three artists during installation.
Emigdio Vasquez Mural Rediscovered, Restored & Unveiled

A 48 x 10 foot work painted by one of the region's most prolific and best-loved muralists, Emigdio Vasquez, is now on display at the Heritage Museum of Orange County, following its rediscovery and restoration by the late artist's daughter. Read about it here in the OC Register article.
Re-Creation of Wyland's First "Whaling Wall" in Laguna Beach

Artist Wyland painted his original iconic "Whaling Wall" mural in 1981 in Laguna Beach and has created another 100 of them around the world to help fund his nonprofit Foundation's ocean conservation work. Painted over by a property owner in the 1990s, the artist recently returned to re-create it--this time on canvas. Read more in the OC Register article here.
Restoration of 1977 Atwood Mural Under Way in Placentia

The 260-foot-long mural on a wall above the river channel was started around 1977 by Southern California Chicano artist and teacher Manuel Hernandez-Trujillo. His daughter, Xóchitl Zuniga, and several Atwood residents have been leading community painting days to bring the mural back to its original glory as well as add to it. Read more about it here in the OC Register article.



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A-4 Skyhawk Jet "Lands" at Heroes Hall After Long Stay at the Civic Center in Santa Ana

New construction of County of Orange offices at the Civic Center in Santa Ana proved to be an opportunity to transfer the location of the Vietnam War-era fighter to Heroes Hall Veterans Museum on the OC Fair & Event Center campus. Read more in the OC Register article here.
City of Huntington Beach Seeks Input About Public Art

The City of Huntington Beach is surveying the public (through October 18) about what it would like its public art to be. To participate in the survey, click here.
Debate Continues in Laguna Beach Over Village Entrance As Artist Submits Revised Concept

Last week, artist Marc Fornes presented to the City Council Tuesday a revised version of his sculpture for the Village Entrance Project in response to widespread community criticism. Read more here in the Laguna Beach Independent.

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