Instructors: Mia Cross & Lena McCarthy
Class Size: Min 15 / Max 20
Learn how to make a big impact on your cityscape with mural art! Local artists Mia Cross and Lena McCarthy will lead young artists in the planning and execution of a large mural on our firehouse pump house. Campers will learn the value of collaboration, design, and the pride of accomplishing a group project with lasting results.
Mia Cross launched her career in 2014 following her graduation from Boston University with a double major in painting and sculpture. In 2016 she received the “Emerging Artist Award” presented by the Danforth Museum in Framingham, MA. Cross’ mural project “We the People II” can be viewed on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston MA. Cross has recently collaborated with Red Bull, Tender Greens, and Facebook to bring her vision to their walls. She is a member of Fountain Street Gallery and exhibits her work regularly at her studio at 450 Harrison Ave in the SoWa art district of Boston.
Lena McCarthy is an emerging artist / muralist from the Boston area. She obtained her BFA in Painting from Boston University. Soon after, she took off to Santiago, Chile where she became actively involved in the local street art and printmaking scene.
All of our teachers and assistants are background checked. Amazing Things seeks excellence through inclusiveness. We warmly celebrate the unique contributions of artists of all races, gender identities, religions, ethnicities, sexualities, social locations, ages and abilities. Our facility supports inclusion by providing an accessible building and gender neutral bathrooms.
*Full refund will be made in the case of under-enrollment. Registration deadline June 5thBuy Tickets