Tears water a blossom in San Diego.

Where the San Diego communities of Normal Heights and City Heights meet, the tears of Chucho water a small human blossom. Perhaps you’ve seen the piñata character Chucho on El Cajon Boulevard just east of Felton Street, on the wall of U-Stor-It, facing a car sales lot. Chucho is the creation of San Diego born … Continue reading Tears water a blossom in San Diego.

Murals at MAAC Community Charter School.

During my walk through Chula Vista last weekend I noticed a bunch of colorful murals at the MAAC Community Charter School. The school was closed, so I walked through the parking lot around the perimeter of the building to check out the artwork. I recognized the piñata character Chucho, found in the spray paint art … Continue reading Murals at MAAC Community Charter School.

A festive mural in San Ysidro!

I really like this festive mural painted in San Ysidro late last year by Michelle Ruby, aka Mrbbaby. The colorful character you see above is named Chucho! Find this mural on the side of the Carolin Shoes building at 660 E. San Ysidro Boulevard! … I live in downtown San Diego and love to walk … Continue reading A festive mural in San Ysidro!

More art discovered around Barrio Logan!

I arrived at the Danza event in Chicano Park about an hour early on Sunday, so I walked randomly around the Barrio Logan neighborhood, curious to see what I might find. What I discovered was a lot of cool art! Some of the murals appeared fairly new; other time-faded artwork I hadn’t observed or photographed … Continue reading More art discovered around Barrio Logan!

El Rincon’s very colorful mural expands!

El Rincon Restaurant in San Ysidro already had an amazing mural on one side of their building. I posted photos of it here when I blogged last September about a international cross-border exhibition of urban art in both San Diego and Tijuana. Today I noticed the mural has expanded and now covers three sides of … Continue reading El Rincon’s very colorful mural expands!

Amazing murals in cross-border art exhibition!

An international cross-border exhibition of urban art can now be enjoyed in both San Diego and Tijuana. Nine amazing, newly painted outdoor murals, created by regional artists in Southern California and Mexico, are part of this binational exhibition, which is titled Walls – Cross Border Urban Art/Muros – Arte Urbano Interfronterizo. The event is a … Continue reading Amazing murals in cross-border art exhibition!