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Movable Murals,
Hablamos Juntos 2018

August 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - August 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Taylor Reinhold and Daniel Fernandez
Photo © Kaz Kosciolek

Wednesday, August 8

Movable Murals: Ribbon Cutting
250 Main Street, Watsonville

Movable Murals, is a pilot project of Pajaro Valley Arts in collaboration with the City of Watsonville, funded by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz. Movable Murals provides a venue for artists and community groups to showcase large-scale paintings in a public setting, visible to and enjoyed by all who pass through Watsonville.

Four murals will be mounted at 250 Main Street, Watsonville on July 25, 2018. This inaugural project was developed for and is in celebration of Watsonville’s Sesquicentennial. In an open call, artists were asked to focus on topics such as Pajaro Valley’s history, people, neighborhoods, landscape, natural resources, arts and culture

The mounting system, designed by Kris Heil and fabricated by Cheney Metals, allows murals to be moved, rotated and refreshed annually.  The mounts were designed to enable artwork to be completed on full sheets of plywood (provided by Monument Lumber) off-site at artists’ studios, schools and/or community facilities. Taylor Reinhold, Paul DeWorken, Bonnie Carver, and Judy Gittelsohn were awarded commissions to complete murals ranging in size from 8’ x 8’ to 8’ x 20.’  Murals depict apples, strawberries, local birds and our ocean. Individual artists worked with community members, Focus Agriculture, and the Boys and Girls Club, to complete their projects.

Artist Statement:  Taylor Reinhold Movable Murals

A ribbon cutting will be held on
August 8, 2018 at 5:30pm
at 250 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076


Oropendola Nests
© Susana Arias

Hablamos Juntos/Together We Speak
Un Diálogo Visual/A Visual Dialog

Saturday, September 15
Watsonville Civic Plaza
2:00PM – 3:30PM

Panel Discussion: Susana Arias, Yreina D. Cervantez, Amy Diaz-Infánte, Hector Dionicio Mendoza,
and curator Juan R. Fuentes

Sunday, September 16
PVA Gallery
2:00PM – 3:00PM

Curators’ Tour 

Curators:  Juan R. Fuentes and Michelle P. Mouton



Exhibit Dates: August 8 – October 7, 2018
Reception: Sunday, August 12 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm






August 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
August 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
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