Boys And Girls Club

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3:25 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

"Allowing The Choir To Paint:" Artist Grace McCammond And The Boys And Girls Club Create A New Mural

A student uses a mock-up of the chess mural as a guide to trace on the building. The mural will be complete by the end of May.
Erin Williams

With signs in neon lights, fire hydrants that resemble anything but, and murals and metal sculptures abound, it’s a safe bet to say that The Grove neighborhood is one that thrives heavily on appearance. Much of its open and colorful aesthetic can be attributed to Grace McCammond, an artist who has been creating murals and adding color to fire hydrants and signal boxes in the neighborhood for the past nine years.

“If it holds still pretty much I’ll paint it,” she says.

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