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Snapshots

  1. Robert Qualters and his wife

    Snapshot Title: Robert Qualters and his wife
    Taken by: Dror Yaron

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    75 years old local artist. Lives in Sqirrel Hill, works in Homestead - created, with students the middle section of this mural. tinyurl.com/qualters Will open in a new tab or window
    Work on view at BE galleries in Lawrencevi...



  2. Kyle Holbrook

    Snapshot Title: Kyle Holbrook
    Taken by: Kali Wallace

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    Kyle Holbrook is the director of the MLK Mural Project, designed to help kids living in at-risk neighborhoods.

    www.flickr.com/photos/chelseyengelphotography/3423769023 Will open in a new tab or window/



  3. Working together

    Snapshot Title: Working together
    Taken by: Kali Wallace

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    The students work alongside artists of the city and they are compensated for the 30 hours a week they work by YouthWorksInc., which is funded by donations.

    More information about these and other arti...



  4. MLK Mural Project plans to continue to expand

    Snapshot Title: MLK Mural Project plans to continue to expand
    Taken by: Kali Wallace

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    This project is directed by Kyle Holbrook, who has done over 100 murals himself. Ten other well-known artists and over 100 teens joined Holbrook for this MLK mural project, which began in June 2007. T...



  5. Mural Location

    Snapshot Title: Mural Location
    Taken by: Kali Wallace

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    This particular mural can be found along the East Busway between Ellsworth and Shady avenues in East Liberty.



  6. Students and artists work together

    Snapshot Title: Students and artists work together
    Taken by: Kali Wallace

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    The MLK Community Mural Project is designed to strengthen communities and teach kids living in at-risk neighborhoods about important figures and events of their hometown, which they then translate int...



  7. MLK Community Mural Project

    Snapshot Title: MLK Community Mural Project
    Taken by: Kali Wallace

    Image: Mural Project designed to Strengthen Community
    Image Owner: Kali Wallace



    Description:

    The artists include Kyle Holbrook, Michelle Gregio, and Robert Qualters.
    Gregio has a degree in graphic design and resides in Pittsburgh. Qualters has been a working artist since 1968 and received...