Friday, July 28, 2006

But Can You Build It Like A Brickhouse?

On the Tucson Murals Project Blog, I tend to shy away from overt advertising, but I couldn't resist this one. However, it's not free advertising anyway when the business is closed. That's right, if you call the number you'll get that annoying recording that says, “This number has been disconnected.” Oh, School of Masonry, how little we knew ye.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Top of the World

160 E. Alameda Street
in Downtown Tucson

You can find this work in downtown Tucson at the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Youth Center. It's titled, “I Climb Your Shoulders to the Top of the World.” Artists: Marianne Cracovaner and children.

Update (October 19, 2010): The mural is falling apart.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006


You'll have to go to the back of the building to see this mural of pre-California Govinator Arnold Schwarzenegger in his hey day as the fierce bodybuilder from Austria. Boxing, Inc. is located at 1240 N. Stone Avenue.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

What A Relief It Is!

Find this tiled mural at the Tucson Museum of Art Education Center, 166 W. Alameda Street.

Thursday, July 13, 2006

You Could Spend Hours....

....gazing at this double mural inside the Tucson Museum of Art grounds at 140 N. Main Avenue.
Artist Antonio Pazos painted "Nuestra Futura" and artist David Tineo painted "Nuestra Raices Humanas."

Update (December 2010): the mural will be removed in January 2011.

The Amazing, Fantastical, Beautiful Oury Park Mural

Sometimes you don't describe. You just look. Grab your camera and head to 600 St. Marys Road. It's on the northeast corner of St. Mary's Road and the I-10 frontage road. Here's the map to the mural, just don't forget your camera.

Artists: Josh Sarantitus and William Wilson

There are more photos in Ooh... Ahh... More Oury Park.

UPDATE (October 6, 2014): The mural is made from mosaic tiles, and they're falling off. Have a look at the 2014 version of the last photo above.

Ooh... Ahh... More Oury Park

There may be no better visual treat in one location than in Tucson's Oury Park. From the Oury Park Recreation Center to the massive wall mural separating the park area from Interstate 10, it's a colorful treat and a place to picnic and play as well. Better yet, click on the map to the mural.

600 W. St. Marys Rd.

Oury Recreation Center is located at 600 St. Marys Road.
Title: Untitled
Artists: Antonio Pazos and Estevan Mireles with neighborhood youth.

Update (October 13, 2014): The mural has been repainted, and we have eight new photos... as well as a few older photos. They're in today's entry, Oury Community Center repainted.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Looonnnggg on Limberlost

Fish swimming in the desert, reliefs and metal plants all combine to make up the Limberlost Neighborhood Mural. This mural stretches nearly an entire city block. It's located at 4100 N. Stone Avenue.


Update (July 12, 2016): Here's the tenth-anniversary entry of this blog showing this amazing mural in much more detail: Ten years of Tucson murals.