Emerald City 2008
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
In Eugene, Oregon

The W.O.W. Hall is owned and operated by the Community Center for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to: Providing cultural arts and educational opportunities for all ages and income levels, Preserving and operating the historic Woodmen of the World Hall as a multipurpose community arts center, and Maintaining a supportive environment for local artists and their creative efforts. [from W.O.W website]
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Director
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:30:00 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
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Below all the names of the youths was the Director's name:

Director
Steven
Lopez


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Unlikely Friendship
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:28:56 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_3865


A happy sun gazed down at the image of a bird and a snake, head to head as friends. That image was labeled: "Unlikely Friendship."


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Fieldtrip To Nirvana
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:29:06 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_3866


A "Freedom" bus traveled down a river and almost hit a fish. That scene was framed and labeled, "Fieldtrip To Nirvana."


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Emerald City
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:29:19 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_3867


People danced on a drum-like stage under a banner that read, "Emerald City."


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Recyclable Rainbow Parade
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:29:29 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_3868


To the right of Emerald City was another frame, this one showed a bird wearing a top hat leading recyclables over a rainbow.


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Universal Reflections
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:29:42 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_3869


A framed image of a man by a forest reflected was labeled, "Universal Reflections." The odd thing about this reflection was that above was a man with a forest, below was a man wearing a hat by a city with a ringed planet in the sky.


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Artist Names
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:29:51 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_3870


Under the heading, "Youth Mural Collective," was a list of artist names:

Ale G., Amelia E., Aron B., Barbara P., Ben E., Cassie H., Crissy P., David G., Ellen W., Jennifer A., Kai D., Kirby, Lindsey B., Max W., Scot B., Melena S., Miranda S., Nicci K., Richard C., Ryan H., Travis L., Spring M. 2008


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Entire Mural
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Emerald City 2008 external link
Youth Mural Collective
As A Collaboration Form Of Art
Side of WOW Hall external link
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 08:28:22 Thursday 17 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_3864


The entire mural can be viewed from the sidewalk across the East 13th Street.


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