Public Art Management
Michael Parker, lead artist. Acrylic on MSDS board, 25' x 100', Bradenton Police Department Substation. Neighborhood volunteers of all ages planned, helped design and paint mural based on theme of youth leaving and returning to the local community. Program included free art workshops for volunteers. Commission by the Bradenton DDA.
Artist Michael Parker with volunteers in workshops to prepare neighborhood participants to help design and paint the mural.
Acrylic on canvas. The artist brought his camera to the old James Weldon Johnson Library (that would be replaced) and invited staff and patrons to pose. He painted the mural from photographs. Commission by the City of St. Petersburg.