Mural brightens downtown

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

A Kellogg Street building is getting a makeover this month, thanks to a collaborative project between Knox College students and the art department’s artist in residence. Danielle Kimzey, 31, Irvine, Calif., is participating in the residency program through October. As part of her six-week program, Kimzey is working with four students to transform a wall of The Box, a gallery at Kellogg and Simmons streets, into a wall painting…

On Wednesday, Kimzey and two of the students worked on the mural, climbing the scaffold to continue working on the large, triangular sections of bright colors… Kimzey said she hopes the mural will be something for people to enjoy for years to come. “Everyone’s been very welcoming and super nice here,” she said… Read more…