New Bas-Relief Unveiled in San Juan Capistrano
An 11' x 17' seven-panel mural (pictured above) by Randy Morgan, commissioned by local developer Dan Almquist, was unveiled recently on Camino Capistrano. Depicting the history of San Juan Capistrano, the artist was advised by scions of two longstanding families (Rios and Belardes) in the community. Read more in the Capistrano Dispatch article here.
Santa Ana Mural Restorations
Updated coverage in Voice of OC about community efforts to save murals in Santa Ana here.
Surfing Murals In San Clemente
Celebrating the debut of surfing events in the Olympics in Tokyo this month, USA Surfing, City of San Clemente, local business owners and surfing artists teamed up to create new murals. Read more in the Orange County Register article here.
New Aviation Mural Debuts on Costa Mesa "Quonset Hut"
One of the remaining Quonset huts from the former Santa Ana Army Air Base off 17th Street in Costa Mesa now features a mural of a WWII-era B-24 Liberator bomber, created by artist Nancy Hadley whose studio is in one of the buildings. Read more in the Los Angeles Times Daily Pilot article here.