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Tag: graffiti art mural

June
29th

Artists turn graffiti into mural on South Tacoma bridge

 

Tired of seeing gang graffiti on the bridge at South 112th Street and Portland Avenue, local graffiti artists have painted over the area to create a mural measuring 50 by 34 feet. The mural was completed last Friday afternoon, and artists say that so far the community response has been positive.

“There was already a painting there by Franklin-Pierce High School students, and a bunch of kids wrote bad stuff over it,” says artist Chris Williamson, one of the 12 artists who spent three days last week on the new mural. “So we did both sides as a mural.”

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