Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Near Metro and MARC, leaving their mark

Created by 24 Montgomery County students, a renowned Washington, D.C.,-area muralist, Byron Peck and a dedicated arts educator, the Arts on the Block public art project, titled the ‘‘Silver Pass” and unveiled June 9, incorporates elements of abstract art and art deco motifs with transportation imagery. Read article here

Building on a transportation theme connecting Silver Spring’s locomotive past to its commuter and freight-line present, this mural, created by 24 students with help from renowned Washington, D.C., muralist G. Byron Peck and arts educator Carien Quiroga in the Arts on the Block program, was installed recently on the underpass between Blair Mill Road and Sligo Avenue on Georgia Avenue.

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