Mike Giron Murals

“Murals are a way of attracting traffic into a neighborhood,” Metro area artist, and teacher Mike Giron said. “They lift the spirits.” Giron often collaborates with Richard Harrison, Metro area artist, and business owner of A Midsummer’s Mural. Giron and Harrison, along with several individuals and organizations were recognized March 27 with a 2013 City of Omaha Community Excellence Award for their work on the Avanza mural located on the Park Avenue/Leavenworth Street corridor. Giron is now proposing a mural for the Midwest Photo Pro building at 4314 Leavenworth Street, a colorful “art for art sakes” design. “There are at least 8 murals on Leavenworth,” Giron said. “Since we have all these murals popping up, I wanted to do one that is purely design based.” They are hoping to raise $2000 through a crowd sourcing donation effort to help cover the cost of materials. The project, slotted for Spring/Summer 2013, is receiving donations at mikegiron.com/triangles Contributions of $20+ will receive a free print of the proposed mural design. Other honorees of the 2013 City of Omaha Community Excellence Award included Littleton Alston for the Musicians at Dream Plaza, Urban Village Development, and RDG for the “Tree of Life” on South 24th Street. The Governor will recognize all recipients at the State Capitol on April 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. http://www.mikegiron.com/gallery/murals/triangles/ , https://www.facebook.com/michael.giron.12

posted at 08:12 am
on Monday, April 01st, 2013


(We're testing Facebook commenting (you can login using other services, too); please let us know if you have trouble.)


« Previous Page

Demo Graphics Re-‘Hatches’ on Emmett Street

The Metro is not new to advocacy art. From institutions such as the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and the Kaneko to individuals like Scott Blake, raising public awareness and advocating for...

more »

MONA’s Got ‘Spirit,’ How About You? Biennial Auction, April 5

“What? Drive some 180 miles just to see art? I can’t even get to Lincoln on a regular basis…unless I want to catch a game, of course…and I hear the Sheldon Museum of Art has a fine American...

more »

Catch the Hubbub at Bemis ‘Flock House: Omaha’


 March finally lived up to its promise of warmer weather, and along with it the Metro art scene has come out of hibernation with a very busy and diverse group of exhibits worth a look-see and...

more »

Les Femmes Folles…Ciao!

Les Femmes Folles and Caesium Gallery are proud to present LFF…Ciao! This farewell group exhibition features 30 artists celebrating the last two years of Les Femmes Folles. Founded by artist and...

more »

Play Me, I’m Yours

The Omaha Creative Institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for the community to more fully experience their own creativity. “Come Create It Workshops” offer...

more »

Advanced Search