Friday, July 17, 2020

La Chaiteria, Part I

La Chaiteria is a vegan restaurant at 1002 W. Congress St.

Photographed the four murals on its east wall on Mar. 23, 2020.

A fifth mural was added later and photographed by Jerry Peek on July 7, 2020.

"Desert Love Mural"
Incorporates many of the things the artist loves about Tucson.
Painted by Alejandra Trujillo

Lion
Symbolizes majesty, strength and courage.
Painted by Alejandra Trujillo

Lakshmi
Hindu Goddess of good fortune, wealth, fertility and prosperity.
Painted by Alejandra Trujillo

"Respect for the Right of Others is Peace"
Benito Juarez

Painted by Alejandra Trujillo

 Mexican Free-tailed Bats
Getting nectar from the flowers of a Saguaro cactus.
Artist Not Known
Hint - find the baby bat.

Click on any photo for a slideshow of larger and sharper images.

Next time: the south wall.

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