Off The Wall

The Official Blog of Mural Arts

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Posted 28 October 2014 by Steve Weinik

One-on-One With Ernel Martinez

Ernel Martinez came to Philadelphia twelve years ago as a student at the University of Pennsylvania. There, he took a class with Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Mural Arts Program. Since then, Martinez has featured prominently in Mural Arts’ body of work, having worked as a lead or assistant artist in close to 30 projects across Philadelphia. His latest, ASpire: No Limits will be dedicated Saturday November 8.

You’ve worked with Mural Arts for more than a decade. What are some of the projects that are closest to you?

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Posted 23 October 2014 by Almaz Crowe

Celebrating Dr. Shawn L. White in Paint and Deed

On November 1st, we'll be concluding this year's Mural Arts Month with perhaps our biggest mural dedication of the season. ASpire is a mural and community outreach program inspired by and honoring the work of Shawn L. White, Ph.D.

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Posted 20 October 2014 by Steve Weinik

One-on-One with muralist Willis Humphrey aka NOMO

For the better part of the last decade, artist, designer and educator Willis Humphrey aka Nomo has been building a deep body of work with Mural Arts.

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Posted 20 October 2014 by Lauren Dewitsky

Celebrating Mural Arts Month at Southeast by Southeast

Thanks to our advisory board member Lauren Dewitsky for writing this post.