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Concord Historical Mural


"Concord Historical Mural", 1992, sixty feet long by 20 feet high. Keim silicate paints http://www.keimmineralsystems.com/ This mural depicts a small crowd, gathered for a photograph, in front of Nuesteder's General Store on July 4th, 1894. The mural is based upon an actual photograph taken near Salvio and Galindo Street in Concord.

Funding provided by Gallery Concord Art in Public Places Program, Scaffolding donated by Golden Bear (thanks Stacy!) Sandblasting by Special thanks to Hawley Holmes. Painting assistance Kayra McConnell. Source photograph: Concord Historical Society-Ruth Galindo

Commission/residency price $22,000. Painting timeline: three months.

Last Updated: June 03, 2003

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Public Murals

Duck Pond Mural

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