Temecula unveils an Emerging Artist mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park celebrating Frederick Douglass and Black History Month

TEMECULA – The city of Temecula, Community Services Department, Temecula Valley Unified School District and the Temecula Valley Museum announce a new Emerging Artist Mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park, 28300 Mercedes Street. This temporary public art piece honors Frederick Douglass. It was unveiled Wednesday, Jan. 11.The Emerging Artist Mural Project seeks to support emerging artists by providing a space to showcase their craft. Artists paint a mural on varying topics, facilitated by Bigfoot Graphics. For the months of January and February, a mural of Frederick Douglass is showcased to represent Black History Month and the birthdate of Douglass.The mural was created by 15-year-old artist Mya Hill, a Mission Vista Academy and Bigfoot Graphics art student. Hill was asked to create a
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