Taller Artistico Mural, León Nicaragua

A Mural Decorated The Street
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A mural decorated the street across from the Taller Artistico Xuchialt school. It had been drawn under sponsorship of Project Gettysburg León.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:26:40 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1189
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Guide Described The Mural
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The guide (right) for that trip described the mural to Nicole Hartwig (left) and Grazyna Szawlowski (center). The mural described León over time, with Chief Adiact to the left, all the way to computers at the far right (beyond this photograph).


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:27:00 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1191
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Chief Adiact Shown Posed
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Chief Adiact, leader of the Subtiava tribe, was shown posed in front of the tree from which the Spanish had later hanged him.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:27:36 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1193
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Sun Shining Over A Boy
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A dramatic sun was shining over a boy flying a kite. The string of the kite were words describing the theme of the mural.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:27:43 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1194
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Elements Of A Festive Parade
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Elements of the festive parades that are held in Nicaragua. From music and dance through religious elements such as Christ's star on a stick.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:27:51 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1195
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Mythic And Archaeological Scenes
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Myths from Nicaragua's archaeological past were depicted. As here, with a man being rescued from an urn.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:28:40 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1197
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Whimsical Bicycle
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The solid blue border below the mural was interrupted twice. Once by the bicycle shown here, and further to the right by a person walking (not shown in this photograph).


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:29:01 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1198
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Modern Day Texting
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Modern day smart phones, USB memory sticks, email, and texting were illustrated here.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:31:00 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1199
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Sign Language On A Computer
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A computer screen was depicted which displayed sign language and thereby indicated that computers make the world more accessible, even to the hearing impaired.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:31:10 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1200
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The Cycle Of Water
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Another theme was the cycle of water as it moved from the sea, to the air, to plants and back again.


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:31:21 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1201
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The Road Beyond The Mural
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The road in front of the mural, here presented to give context to the mural. This is the view of the road looking past the final edge of the mural (out of view to the left).


Mural Across The Street   •  Taller Artistico Xuchialt external link Crear Crecer, Xuchtalt   •  Project Gettysburg León external link   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 4 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:33:04 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1204
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