Artists can now submit designs for a particular part of a mural in Pueblo alongside the rebuilt levee lining the Arkansas River.
The theme celebrates Pueblo’s historical past. The profitable design will incorporate the 5 flags on town seal that characterize nations and territories that Pueblo has been a part of over the previous 200 years. These embody France, Mexico, Texas, Spain, and the U.S.
Town is searching for designs that “inform a visible story of the historical past of Pueblo and characterize the neighborhood… with out recreating the official Metropolis Seal,” in response to a information launch concerning the contest.
“This theme represents our historical past and tradition of Pueblo,” stated Pueblo Metropolis Councilor Sarah Martinez, “whereas permitting our gifted artwork neighborhood the chance to showcase their designs in a long-lasting and historic approach on the Pueblo Levee.”
Indigenous individuals lived in and handed by way of the area as properly. Whereas the design should incorporate the 5 flags, “that theme is open-ended and as much as interpretation, so if an artist wish to embody Native historical past within the design it will be completely applicable and welcomed,” stated Haley Sue Robinson with town.
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