Centre-fuge Debuts Cycle 9 Artwork on East 1st

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 at 6:22 am by
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Centre-fuge tied the bow on Cycle 9 yesterday after five days of paintwork. This class of artists to decorate the mid-block trailer included Cake, Caroline Caldwell, Cassie Lynn O’Neal, Damien Miksza, and QRST, plus two collaborative pieces from Cernesto & Cekis and Korn & Roycer.

The current iteration will remain on display through September 26.

Pebbles Russell and Jonathan Neville co-founded the non-profit Centre-fuge art project in mid-2012 to help alleviate the eyesore of East First Street. The impetus behind the endeavor was to memorialize their friend and neighbor Mike Hamm. Programming continues until January 2014. Unless it’s extended again. We can hope…

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