The Mission of the Pawtucket Public Art Program is to reflect the city’s identity, improve the quality of life for residents and visitors, stimulate city pride, attract economic development, and to engage artists and the community in the life of the city by acquiring and maintaining high-quality public art that is funded partially or fully with public monies and/or located on public property.

 

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COMING SOON, A NEW MURAL ON PLEASANT STREET

Threadflow by Gera Lozano and Werc Alverez

In the spring of 2023 a new mural will appear on a 200 foot-long wall on Pleasant Street in downtown Pawtucket.

After the screening of more than 100 artist applicants for the project, Brooklyn, NY artists Gera Lozano and Werc Alverez have been awarded the commission for mural.
The artists created a dynamic image in response to a request for a design that "reflects community, diversity and/or the vitality that has defined downtown Pawtucket."


 

TWO NEW MURALS IN PAWTUCKET

 

 

A TRIBUTE TO MORRIS NATHANSON by Greg Pennisten
163 Exchange Street, Pawtucket, RI

 
 

Pawtucket based artist, Greg Pennisten painted a three story mural on a building owned by Phyllis and Morris Nathanson
located at 163 Exchange Street in the city. As a tribute, Pennisten designed an image inspired by artwork that Morris
created over the years in the builidng where he operated Nathanson Design, a company that designed the interiors for restaurants around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

THE BESWICK PEACOCK by Charles C Clear III
46 Summer Street, Pawtucket, RI


 

 

A new, highly visible mural recently appeared on the Summer Street side of the Beswick Building, located at the intersection of Exchange Street and Broad in downtown Pawtucket. This magnificent peacock was painted by Charles C. Clear sponsored by XOS Plus, a Pawtucket arts advocacy group. Funding was provided by a RI CHARG grant administered by Rhode Island Council on the Arts.

The Beswick Building is owned by DemeterLLC, a local real estate, planning and development group that is currently renovating the historic building. Inspiration for the mural came from an antique advertising poster found in the building. For more about the artist, visit: oceanstateart.com


 

 
 


 

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