East 176th Street Fair Encourages Artists’ Creativity

Young artist-in-the-making Zoe (c) worked on her stenciled bird design for the mural.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Community Access, NYC Health and NYC Mural Arts Project hosted the 176th Street Fair on Thursday, May 31 at the East 176th Street Pedestrian Corridor between Jerome and Davidson avenues. Passersby had the opportunity to help artists paint a mural slated to be installed in the same location in June. Photos by Edward Watkins

Naila Brown proudly displayed her Bronx strength.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Young artists Jazelle Anderson (c) and Naila Brown helped create a vibrant nature mural.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Phil Engler carefully painted the tree mural’s bark.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Artists of all ages and skill levels utilized various stencils for the mural project.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Artists Phil Engler (l) and Nafis welcomed everyone to help paint the community’s mural.
Photo by Edward Watkins

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