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STUDENT MURALS BRING NEW COLOR TO GILCHRIST CENTER

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IF YOU DRIVE DOWN PIERCE STREET PAST THE ART CENTER’S GILCHRIST LEARNING CENTER,

YOU WILL SEE A NEW BRIGHTLY COLORED TWO PANEL MURAL ACROSS THE INSIDE WALLS.

ART CENTER DIRECTOR TODD BEHRENS SAYS THE PROJECT IS A COLLABORATION OF AMBER HANSEN, AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, SOME USD GRADUATE STUDENTS AND LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:

MURALS1 OC……….WANTED IT TO BE. :22

HANSEN RECRUITED SIX LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO CONCEIVE AND PAINT THE MURALS FOR THE TWO 40-FOOT WALLS OF THE GILCHRIST LEARNING CENTER:

MURALS2 OC…….IN THE MURAL. :17

OLIVIA GREAVES OF BISHOP HEELAN HIGH SCHOOL WAS ONE OF THE STUDENTS WHO HELPED DESIGN THE MURAL AND ITS THEME:

MURALS3 OC………THE FUTURE. ;23

THE PLAN IS FOR THE MURALS TO REMAIN ON VIEW FOR TWO YEARS.