Mural Festival Boom! Salina is IS HERE - October 6th- 16th
In cooperation with Salina Arts & Humanities, the Stiefel Theatre, Theatre Salina, Salina Area Chamber of Commerce, The Salina Art Center, Salina 2020 and Salina Downtown Inc, the Salina Kanvas Project is pleased to announce the 1st annual Boom! Salina Street Art and Mural Festival October 6th– 16th 2022. The event will feature world renowned muralists Telmo Miel (Netherlands), Mona Caron (Switzerland), Tony Sjöman (Sweden), Joe Iurato (USA), Mantra (France), and Logan Hicks (USA).
In all, the six artists will transform five buildings downtown with unique and breathtaking murals. The artists have created work around the globe, and each has their own style and look. The collection will advance Salina’s already exciting public art vibe to another level. For a map that indicates where you can stop by and watch the artists at work go to BoomSalina.art/#Map
“We are excited to have such a great line-up of artists joining us for this inaugural event. Their work will not only add to our communal landscape, but will make Salina Downtown a major destination for those that want to be inspired by world-class public art. We thank the building owners and financial donors for making this happen.” – Travis Young, Salina Kanvas co-founder “Being visually stimulated is something people crave subconsciously, where they are and especially when they least expect it. With this festival we are trying to tap into a different wavelength that has broad appeal and of a caliber that will put Salina on the map.” – Eric Montoy, Salina Kanvas co-founder .
WAIT…There is MORE!
In addition, the artists are being joined by Martha Cooper (USA), known as the “godmother” of street art photography. The Salina Art Center will host Martha for a photography exhibit through October 23rd and will screen A Picture Story Film at the Art Center Cinema on October 12th at 5:30pm. This will be followed by a mural artist panel.
And Even MORE!
In addition to the creation of murals, the festival will feature live music on October 14th and 15th in Campbell Plaza. Throughout the festival, entertainment is being presented across the community. See the list of events here or visit www.boomsalina.art for more information.