A Facelift at Duvenek Elementary

Duveneck Elementary School

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This month I had the privilege to paint a mural celebrating the legacy of the Duvenecks at the elementary school of their namesake. The Duvenecks helped start the Lucie Stern Center in Palo Alto, Peninsula School, and also Hidden Villa, where they shared their deep appreciation of the natural environment with a diverse community of learners. The mural included the pigs Frank Duveneck loved so much, the original barn, and the peaceful valley setting they fell in love with when they first spied it from the ridge on a camping trip. The mural is front and center as you enter the school, and the highlight of painting for me was all of the appreciation from the school community. A classroom of students would all “ooooh” (cooool, whooooa) as they turned the corner and filed past. I got lots of great questions about the process, and lots of ideas about what I needed to add. My favorite compliment was from a 5 grade cool dude who studied it for a few minutes and then looked at me and said, “I didn’t even know that was possible.” Wow. That was one of the nicest compliments I have ever received!
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Cambria in Spring

I painted this mural for a very sweet woman who cherished the memories of family trips taken to Cambria for hiking. She showed me photos of her family among the abundant rainbow colors of wildflowers. Her kitchen sink has looked on to a big blank wall for 10 years until today. How do you think she feels looking at that big wall now?

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Morgan Bricca

Morgan Mural Studios

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Morgan Bricca is an accomplished mural artist known for her captivating and vibrant creations. With a background in graphic design and a passion for public art, Morgan has transformed numerous spaces into visually stunning masterpieces. Her meticulous attention to detail and ability to capture the essence of a subject bring her murals to life. Inspired by nature and human connection, Morgan's work has graced walls across the United States, leaving a lasting impression on all who encounter it. Through her art, Morgan continues to inspire and uplift communities, creating joy and beauty for all to enjoy.

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