Paint the town
Posted on: August 29, 2018; Updated on: August 29, 2018 By
Mia Grimm and Catherine Jobe, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scattered across Columbia and near campus are beautiful murals that anyone can visit
and admire. While some have been here for decades, there are some new additions to
the local public art scene with more to come. Here are a few of our favorites, tell
us yours by using #UofSC on social media or emailing us at email@example.com.
To take a picture with some perspective visit 1550 Marion St. and check out TUNNELVISION,
painted by Blue Sky in 1975. Along with being breathtaking, it is arguably Columbia's
most famous piece of public art to date.
Commemorate your next to trip to Pelican's Snowballs on Rosewood Drive by posing
for a picture with a mural of the famous soul-singing South Carolinian, James Brown,
by Tripp Derrick Barnes.
Feeling patriotic? Capture your love for America in a picture with this mural by Ralph
Waldrop that's located on the side of Yesterday's Restaurant and Tavern in Five Points.
This recently finished mural by Chad Brady showcases all the history and popularity
of one of the most famous areas near UofSC's campus, Five Points.
Located at Main and Taylor streets downtown, "Waterlines" is an abstract mural that
was painted by Josef Kristofoletti for Columbia's Indie Grits Festival in 2016.
This mural at Sumter and Taylor streets by Alex Rusnack showcases some of the famous
symbols of South Carolina: the yellow jasmine, the crescent and our state motto "Dum
Before leaving Soda City market, mesmerize your Instagram followers on Saturday morning
by snapping a picture with this mural by Milagros Collective at Assembly and Taylor
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