Community Murals 2003
“Birds Eye View” (2003)
Kristin Williams makes an extremely detailed rendering of Regent Square as seen from above at 1101 South Braddock Avenue. Even the birds are all are indigenous species to Regent Square and Frick Park.
“Listening Through Time” (2003)
Chris St. Pierre reaches into the Hill District’s rich past at 2201 Wylie Avenue and lights the way to the future with a saxophonist symbolically filling Centre Avenue with the energy of Jazz.
“Tuesday’s Heroic Paragon” (2003)
Kevinn Fung depicts the essence of everyday heroism at 4809 Penn Avenue with an image that celebrates the life of Garfield resident Sidney Barlow, who was shot and killed as he tried to stop an incident of gun violence.
“A Walk Through Milvale” (2003)
Sandy Kessler Kaminski portrays a memorable array of Millvale’s cultural landmarks and amenities at 112 Lincoln Avenue while the 40th Street Bridge spans the scene, connecting it all back to Pittsburgh.
Community Murals 2004
“All in a Day” (2004)
Monique Luck and Leslie Ansley capture the strong identity of the Squirrel Hill neighborhood at 2345 Murray Avenue—its variety, visibility and strength, featuring actual residents engaged in their daily lives.
“Children’s Alphabet Garden” (2004)
Mary Mazziotti depicts the alphabet using garden imagery at 1313 Sherman Avenue. The work was guided by input from Central Northside children and their parents who maintain an adjacent community garden.
“A Day in the Park” (2004)
Kenneth Tator embodies the spirit of renewal emblematic of The Pittsburgh Project’s efforts to improve residents’ quality of life. Located at the corner of North Charles & Linwood Streets in Perry South, the image welcomes visitors into the space it depicts.
“Fabric of the Community” (2004)
Jackie Kresak symbolizes the Penn-Main Corridor of Lawrenceville being bound together as a community, yet still being a work in progress at 4202 Penn Avenue near Children’s Hospital.
“Lend Me Your Ears” (2004)
Jordan Monahan incorporates the attitude and identity of the East Liberty neighborhood into an engaging piece of public art at the corner of Penn Avenue and Beatty Street.
“Welcome to the Strip” (2004)
Sandy Kessler Kaminski incorporates the Strip District’s two very different identities at 1627 Penn Avenue. It is home to foods from around the world and the center of club nightlife.
Community Murals 2005
“Birds Not Words” (2005)
Stevo Sadvary infuses the mosaic mural’s urban setting at 1300 Federal Street in the Central Northside with a sense of nature thriving in the city.
“Piece by Piece, Step by Step” (2005)
Kip Herring imagines Hazelwood’s vision for its future with circular elements that represent renewal and rebirth. This trompe l’oeil installation at the corner of Second Avenue and Elizabeth Street exemplifies successful collaboration between artist and community.
“A Piece of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” (2005)
Monica Cervone McElwain features symbols the Southside’s past, present, and future at 2341 East Carson Street. It is rendered with movement that reflects a neighborhood where there is never a dull moment.
Gregg Valley illustrates a phoenix and the community rising at 301 West Main Street. It is being “reborn” from the receding waters of recent floods that devasted Carnegie, rather than the ashes from legend.
“Season of Hope” (2005)
James Maszle celebrates the history and pride of Homewood/Brushton in the heart of the neighborhood at 7340 Frankstown Avenue. This massive wall features symbols like the tree of life plus realistic images of local faces and places.
“The Two Andys” (2005)
Tom Mosser and Sarah Zeffiro bring humor to the city’s revitalization by portraying Andrew Carnegie and Andy Warhol receiving a makeover at a Downtown salon above Strawberry Way & Smithfield Street.
“Worm’s Eye View” (2005)
Kate Bechak uses subtle wit and charm to reflect East Liberty’s artistic and cultural rhythms at 5880 Centre Avenue.
Community Murals 2006
“Celestial Weaving Girl” (2006)
Lucas Stock celebrates womanhood with a scene of vibrant, unbridled vitality, with life literally following in the path laid by this new mother on the side of the Midwife Center at 2825 Penn Avenue in the Strip District.
“East Carson Street Treasures” (2006)
David Hawbaker merges the Southside’s old and new identities at East Carson Street & Terminal Way and highlights how generations of PIttsburghers have called the neighborhood home.
“Interpretations of Oakland” (2006)
Jon Laidacker composes pictures within pictures to depict Pittsburgh’s own Fred Rogers and the multifaceted history of Oakland above 3609 Forbes Avenue.
“Squirrel Convergence” (2006)
Mary Tremonte combines swirling squirrels with whimsical postage stamps depicting Lawrenceville’s most recognizable features at 3816 Butler Street.
“A Tribute to Herbert Douglas” (2006)
Heather White memorializes Hazelwood native and Olympic bronz medalist Herbert Douglas through larger-than-life newsprint at the corner of Second Avenue and Tecumseh Street.
“Urban Paradise” (2006)
Gregg Valley creates a sense of hope and renewal within a harsh urban environment at 1410 Fifth Avenue in Uptown.
“Yesterday’s Tomorrow” (2006)
Brian Holderman captures the excitement of Downtown and reflects the busy, frenzied scenes of the Cultural District at 7th & Liberty Avenues.
Community Murals 2007
“Allentown Stories” (2007)
Lucas Stock celebrates the history of Allentown at 803 East Warrington Street through recreations of photographs from the area’s past painted on a building that houses a childcare center and apartments for the elderly.
Gerry Tonti draws tourists and locals away from the majestic Grandview Overlook and into the heart of the business district in Mt. Washington at 131 Shiloh Street.
“Bridging the Generations of Bloomfield” (2007)
Monika McAndrew showcases old and new residents of Bloomfield, Pittsburgh’s “Little Italy,” on the side of an iconic neighborhood drug store at 4727 Liberty Avenue.
“Trainscape: Community and Industry” (2007)
Anthony Purcell echoes Swissvale’s railroad heritage while showing the contemporary neighborhood in bright, vivid colors at 7400 Church Street.
“Urban Flora” (2007)
Katherine Young assembles autumn-hued birds, bare trees, and elegant flora along Shadyside’s main drag at 5442 Walnut Street.
“What A View” (2007)
David and Fran Hawbaker evoke the history of the Observatory Hill neighborhood and inspire connection to the neighborhood at 4061 Perrysville Avenue.
Community Murals 2008
“Carrick Above Us” (2008)
Phil Seth evokes Carrick’s landmarks and symbolic ties to its namesake town in Ireland at 1917 Brownsville Road.
“The Night Garden” (2008)
Jill Fisher and Katherine Young capture Sheraden’s visual beauty with a color theory-inspired nighttime garden scene at 634 Hillsboro Avenue.
“Summer Harvest Goddess” (2008)
Carolyn Kelly references the South Side farmer’s market with a site-specific mural at 1812 East Carson Street, where the weekly market takes place.
Community Murals 2009
“Good Morning” (2009)
Jeff Shreckengost invites visitors to 1748 Chislett Street to peek at the hidden treasures of small-but-vibrant Morningside.
“Our Time” (2009)
Ian Thomas based his work at 563 Greenfield Avenue on the abstraction of a lunch pail, a symbol of labor that resonated with Greenfield residents.
“Thoughts on a Blue Sky” (2009)
John Pena invites the viewer into the composition, making the thought balloons in the mural at 3613 Penn Avenue in Lawrenceville become the thoughts of the viewer.
“troy loves hill” (2009)
Carolyn Kelly captured Troy Hill’s Germanic roots with a tree theme, using leafs to represent different aspects of the area’s past at 1705 Lowrie Street.
Community Murals 2010
Brian Holderman returns to 745 Penn Avenue, the site of his 2003 Wilkinsburg mural, with Jesse Best to reinterpret and expand the mural near a parklet into a much larger work and statement about environmental issues.
“America’s Home Town” (2010)
Diane Adams pays tribute at 5023 Noblestown Road to the service of local heroes and the history of Oakdale, a close-knit community of quiet beauty.
“Open Heaven Open Sky” (2010)
Gabe Felice echoes Uptown’s vibrant positive transformation through lively, abstract imagery at 2106 Forbes Avenue that appeals to nearby highway motorists and urban gardeners alike.
“The Strip Mural” (2010)
Carley Parrish and Shannon Pultz capture the energy, history, and vitality of one of Pittsburgh’s oldest, most classic neighborhoods at 1907 Penn Avenue in the Strip District.
“Windows to the Future…” (2010)
Berry Breene represents Trafford, one of the nation’s oldest planned communities, where many Westinghouse Corporation employees resided, worked, and spent their free time with her mural at 425 Cavitt Avenue.