International sensibilities come to Eugene via murals

The Register-Guard | September 1, 2016 | By Randi Bjornstad

If you go online, you can see some pretty impressive examples of mural art created by a well-known street artist named Beau Stanton.

If you go downtown to the back side of the McDonald Theatre — the front side is at 1010 Willamette St. — you can see Stanton’s latest example, high up on a previously blank wall, which he just completed a week or so ago during the Willamette Valley’s latest record-breaking heat wave.

Stanton’s mural is part of the “20×21 EUG Mural Project,” overseen by a bunch of local art enthusiasts that includes Paul Godin with the Stitt Feld Handy Group, a negotiation, arbitration and dispute resolution firm with headquarters in Toronto; Isaac Marquez, the public art manager for the city of Eugene; Joe Moore with GMA Architects in Eugene; Thomas Pettus-Czar, owner of a popular hipster hangout in downtown Eugene; Jessica Watson of the Lane Arts Council; and Debbie Williamson Smith, communications manager of the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

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