Erwin Erkfitz is in the process of creating a mural at 106 South Division alongside the work created by the 2012 ArtWorks Mural Students. The piece is influenced by the activity of the surrounding and growing creative community along the Avenue for the Arts district just south of downtown Grand Rapids.
The mural will be in progress for the extent of ArtPrize 2012.
Erwin was lead artist for the UICA's ArtWorks Mural program this July-August 2012. Erwin along with assistant teacher Luis Rodriguez-Cruz lead 12 students aging 14-19 in the process of working with a client, concept development and creation of a large public art mural.
ArtWorks 2012 - Avenue for the Arts Mural Project
Angelica Heidenfeld Derick Baker Jr. Connor Bergin Natalie LeFebre Ella Mattson Carly Wormmeester Madeline O’Brien Abraham Israde Jessica Rose Challa Hallie Leatherman Ashley DeKorte Kyle Kujawa
- Art form: 2-D
- Depth: 2 inches
- Medium: Mixed media mural on concrete
- Width: 927 inches
- Year created: 2012
- Height: 129 inches