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352walls. L.E.O.
November 25, 2016

Reginald O’Neil aka L.E.O., participant of 352walls, tells about the meaning of his work and Gainesville. Tell me about the meaning of your work… This is a portrait of Richard Hallman who was a 16-year-old kid who got killed in Miami, Florida; he is the cousin of Tremont Harris and friend of Antonio Galloway. This is […]

Astral Plane 1 by Senta Acheé and Evan Galbicka marks the duos first collaborative public commission. The two artists began painting together in the fall of 2014, filling The Church of Holy Colors with large canvases that explored possible interactions between color, organic line, and the human eye. For their 352walls contribution to the Hi-Fi […]

352walls. Interview with Elian and Franco Fasoli JAZ
March 26, 2016

GNV: Elian, tell me…  How did you like the wall? What were your ideas? Maybe you were thinking about something else initially…? Elian: My wall was divided into 5 panels, so I worked with the idea of progression or the idea of fading out because my wall is on the hospice; so I tried to relate […]

352walls. Add Fuel’s Electrical Animals
March 13, 2016

Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel from Portugal did a series of seven painted urban equipment (GRU transformer boxes) throughout downtown Gainesville for the 352walls initiative. All of these interventions are part of the ‘Electrical Animal’ series he created specifically for our town. They are based on the ongoing reinterpretations of traditional Portuguese tiles but, with Florida’s fauna. Each painting […]

352walls. Pastel. Interview with the artist
January 18, 2016

How did you find those flowers, how did you choose the colors? As always, I work with local identity, with history, the geography, the society, how the city grows and all what is going on around and then try to use all this information about plants through local nature, as a symbol of identity. So […]

352walls. Clea Lauriault. Stencil technique
December 27, 2015

Clea is one of the selected regional artists of 352walls. She created the first in her life mural using stencils and layers of spray paint. Read about stencil art form here. There is a performance aspect of painting in a public space that is very exciting. When creating a work for a commission or for […]

352walls. Blake Harrison. Mural Summary 
December 8, 2015

  Blake Harrison, one of the selected regional artists of 352walls, tells us about his mural: The passing cars carried the happy sounds of support around the traffic circle on Depot and South Main. I turned and looked over my specs and waved back in agreement and smiled. I knew everyone who saw us all […]

352walls. Jenna Horner. Mural summary 
December 1, 2015

  Jenna Horner, one of the selected regional artists of 352walls: The intention of the my work is to encourage a dialogue about the beauty, complexity and mysterious nature of the natural world. I work as a multi media artist using various vintage fabrics, paints, dead flowers and other media in order to build unique, […]

Gaia: What Are the Aesthetics of Reinvestment
November 30, 2015

  Entitled ‘What Are the Aesthetics of Reinvestment’ the mural seeks to develop a portrait of downtown Gainesville and locate the theoretical framework behind New Urbanism and its influence upon gentrification. On this side, continuing from the genesis of New Urbanism, beginning at the top, is the state flower, the orange blossom, that would change […]