Street mural painting tomorrow 5/1 at John Eager Howard Recreation Center

05 01 12 street closure
05 01 12 street closure

Flyer handed out to residents living near the future mural site at JEH Recreation Center(4/30/12) Over the past few months, students in Maryland Institute College of Art's "Design for Change" class have been working with Reservoir Hill residents of all ages to design public art projects related to our local waterways.

So how exactly do college students and neighbors figure out how to express the importance of storm water runoff in a creative, engaging way?

Meet with adults to discuss the street mural design:

04 03 12 MICA at RHIC meeting
04 03 12 MICA at RHIC meeting

MICA students present their designs at RHIC's April community meeting (4/3/12)

Meet with younger folks to go over stencil designs and messages:

04 11 12 MICA at Rec
04 11 12 MICA at Rec

Students at John Eager Howard Recreation Center after-school program give feedback (4/11/12)

Make sure the younger folks are excited:

04 19 12 MICA at Rec Center
04 19 12 MICA at Rec Center

Students at John Eager Howard Recreation Center prepare for the upcoming mural painting (4/19/12)

Design storm water stencils inspired by the community's suggestions:

res hill visual set JPEG
res hill visual set JPEG

MICA students' final stencil design presentation (4/18/12)

Bring the designs to the sidewalk!

04 24 12 Stencil painting on Whitelock
04 24 12 Stencil painting on Whitelock

MICA students paint storm water drains at Whitelock Community Farm (4/24/12)