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Artist Shane Grammer revisits Paradise two years after Camp Fire

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // November 16, 2020

Two years ago the Camp Fire ravaged the Paradise community and caused many people to lose their homes. Shortly after the fire, artist Shane Grammer returned to Paradise to comfort some of his friends...

The board members showed their support and offered supplies, aid, and information about upcoming events. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

The Painting of Butte Environmental Council’s New Interactive Mural

Carolyn Allen and Melissa Herrera // October 13, 2019

A non-profit organization called the Butte Environmental Council had an interactive mural painting on Saturday at their Chico office. The event featured live music, food from Gnarly Deli and Kombucha of...

A depiction of Jesus Christ on the baptismal pool at the Hope Christian Church on Pentz Road in Paradise. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Chico-born artist brings hope to Paradise through mural artwork

Angel Ortega // May 8, 2019

An artist has taken it upon himself to paint murals on damaged buildings and homes in Paradise. Shane Grammer, an artist who does both commissioned and freelance artwork for Disney and its parks, has...

Chico art curators host 3-D mural art gallery

Angel Ortega // February 4, 2019

Chico Idea Fab Labs hosted a gallery featuring artwork from Santa Cruz muralist, Elijah Pfotenhauer, on Saturday. Daniel Govan, co-founder of Idea Fab Labs, says the art gallery, titled “Terraform,”...

Christian Garcia In front of a flicker bird, Fox and foliage at the mural painting on Second St and Ceder St Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Local mural artist Christian Garcia helps indigenous Chico

Alex Coba // January 28, 2019

If you were to drive past the corner of Second Street and Cedar Street here in Chico, you might have seen a new mural being worked on bearing the image of a bear and flicker bird surrounded by foliage....

The mural by John Pugh on the corner of First Street and Salem comes down as part of the final phases to tear down Taylor Hall to make way for a new arts and humanities building.Photo credit: Ernesto Rivera

Taylor Hall’s iconic mural demolished

Mozes Zarate // January 10, 2014

Construction workers broke down the Taylor Hall's last standing wall Friday afternoon, and with it, a famous mural painted by a Chico State alumnus. The mural, titled "Academe", was painted by John...

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