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The Lake Merritt Mural Project



"The Lake Merritt Mural Project", 1987-88, Keim silicates on masonry, http://www.keimmineralsystems.com/ 28/21' feet high by 89 feet wide. Landscape view of Oakland's Lake Merritt painted on the exterior wall of the auto dealership building at 27th and Broadway, Oakland, California. Commissioned by the Oakland Redevelopment Agency, Amsterdam Art, L& D Scaffolding, the Alameda County Art Commission, Safeway, Ultra-Lucca delicatessan, Copymat, and the former Tracy Buick dealership as well as numerous individual contributions including Laurie Grater, Mitch Miles, Jim Tucker. Commission price $40,000 (in-kind donations included). Painting timeline: Seven months. Fiscal agents: Intersection for the Arts and Oakland Festival of the Arts.

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Last Updated: June 03, 2003

Duck Pond Mural

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