May 022013

87th/Cottage Grove Mural Garrett Popcorn Shops® is excited to collaborate once again with artist Rahmaan “Statik” Barnes and Kenwood and Simeon high school students via After School Matters to create a second mural for our 87th Street Shop (737 E. 87th Street). Long time Garrett Popcorn Shops® partner Chicago Trolley will provide transportation for the students.

Under the leadership of artists Statik and Andy Bellomo, students will incorporate elements of fun, sharing and happiness in a design that will complement Statik’s existing work, Global Intellect. The goal of the project is to give the students a rewarding, real-world experience creating art while exploring the possibilities of this career.

Check in for progress reports from this talented group of up-and-coming artists, and in the meantime, watch the original mural take shape:

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