Category: Art

Why I support public art and why you should, too

I suppress many emotions, but one of the thing(s) I get emotional about is the community coming together and creating enjoyment for all. It’s the best. Recently, murals have come into the spotlight in Aurora with a new mural ordinance in effect...

Modest Coffee Artist Series features Angel Perez

Modest Coffee announced the third featured artist in their Artist Series is now available in limited quantities. The featured artist is Angel E. Perez, of Aurora, with his artwork titled “Cutty Bear” being used for the front label and included vinyl sticker. Modest...

Hexagons for Peace coming soon to the Vacant Window Project

Create a piece of art for peace. That’s what teacher Sue-z Bruno is asking community members to do. Bruno, who teaches at Gates Elementary School in Aurora, also heads up PeaceJam, an international non-profit organization that has 13 Nobel Peace Prize Winners who...

Blues Mural is Second to What?

I have nothing against Kraft Macaroni and Cheese (complete lie — it’s not real food), but I’m not sure what it has to do with Aurora. Oh, wait. We do have a Kraft plant here. Never mind. A box of mac ‘n...

The ArtBar Issue No. 22 Now Online

Issue 22 features The ArtBar, cover by Desiree Franklin, art by Amy Murphy, Ian Little, Jason DeLancey, and more. Along with a comic by Don Picton of Friend Prices and a recipe by Kate Purl of The Reluctant Hippie. Pick up an...

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