The Carrboro Town Council plans to recognize the artists who were commissioned for Black Lives Matter murals at its next virtual meeting scheduled at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.
The community is invited to join the live stream program at YouTube.com/CarrboroNC, carrboro.legistar.com or Cable TV 18.
- Black Lives Matter Mural at Communityworx: The Town of Carrboro completed a Black Lives Matter mural on Dec. 18, 2020, at Communityworx, 125 W. Main St. The mural faces West Main Street at the intersection of Jones Ferry Road. The Carrboro Town Council selected artist Tyrone Small and a young artist team, as well as the mural rendering, at its Nov. 17, 2020, meeting. The Council supported recommendations from the Arts Committee in the selection process. Mr. Small led the student artist team of Ash Granda-Bondurant, Carina Rockart, Theo Preston and Cyani Jacobs. The team was selected from a pool of 17 applicants, who were asked to submit work samples and mural proposals.
- Black Lives Matter Installation at the Century Center: The Town of Carrboro installed a Black Lives Matter mural on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Erbriyon Barrett was contracted to paint the mural on the building’s side facing E. Main Street. The Century Center is home to the Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department, the Carrboro Cybrary, and the Carrboro Police Department. The mural was approved by the Town Council on Oct. 27, 2020.
Access photos and background about the murals at http://townofcarrboro.org/2447/Black-Lives-Matter-Murals