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Posted on: July 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City Dedicates New Mural on Sessom Drive

People from community standing in front of Sessom Drive Mural. Front row from left are Pam Dever, Jo

The City of San Marcos dedicated a new mural by Washington artist Jake Wagoner on Sessom Drive on Tuesday, July 2.

The mural, titled “Life in Color,” illustrates the wildlife of the Edwards Aquifer and encourages people to be good stewards of its delicate ecosystem.

“During the six years I have been with the City I’ve seen this wall constantly tagged, requiring our staff to spend time and resources to paint over the graffiti,” said Community Enhancement Initiatives Manager Amy Kirwin. “This mural is an amazing piece of art that beautifies our community and frees City resources for work on other issues.”

For more information about the San Marcos Mural Arts Program, contact Arts Coordinator Trey Hatt at ghatt@sanmarcostx.gov.

Featured in photo: Front row from left are Pam Dever, John Thomaides, Amy Kirwin, Jake Wagoner, Michelle Sotolongo, Rebecca Johnston, Mayor Jane Hughson; and back row Arts Commissioner Russell Clark, Lisa Morris, City Council Member Mark Rockeymoore, Arts Commission Chair Lela Holt, Charlotte Wattigny, and Trey Hatt.

ABOUT THE MURAL ARTS PROGRAM: The City of San Marcos Mural Arts Program commissions murals and provides grants and design assistance to artists in an effort to prevent graffiti and beautify the community.



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