Asheville NC. 200 square foot acrylic laminate mural, completed in 2011 with support from a grant from the Asheville Area Arts Council.
The design of this mural interprets the history of the chicken-processing plant owned by the Young family, for which the alley is named. Sandra Gudger, the only remaining family member with memories of the business, contributed stories and photographs to the project. Together we wrote a poem illustrating her visual memories, which is painted into the work.
I painted most of this mural in pieces on PolyTab material in my basement, then pasted it up on the wall. Some background colors and certain details were painted on-site.