ARTBOUND CELEBRATES NEW MURAL WITH RIBBON-CUTTING EVENT AT DUNWOODY STATION
ATLANTA- The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid
Transit Authority (MARTA) public art program Artbound, in collaboration with
the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs), the City of Dunwoody,
Dunwoody Development Authority, the Dunwoody Art Commission, and Living Walls,
celebrates the unveiling of a mural by world renowned artist, DAAS, at Dunwoody
rail station on the Red Line in DeKalb County.
The mural is located on the southern face
of the parking deck at the station, facing Hammond Drive. At an impressive
2,500 square feet, the mural will be the largest in Dunwoody.
strong partnerships with the communities we serve is the cornerstone of our
mission at Artbound,” said Art in Transit Director Katherine Dirga. “We are
delighted to be able to bring color and vibrancy to this bustling corridor, and
we hope it will enhance everyone’s experience of the streetscape.”
The mural was funded jointly by MARTA,
PCIDs, Dunwoody Development Authority, and City of Dunwoody with artist search
and selection supported by Atlanta arts organization, Living Walls.
for new mural at Dunwoody Station
WHERE: The Pocket
Park at Park Center 1
GETTING THERE: Take MARTA to Dunwoody Station, or free parking is available
in the Dunwoody Station parking deck, located at 1111 Hammond Drive and in the
retail parking deck at 1134 Hammond Drive. Let the gate attendant know you are
there to attend the event.
One percent of MARTA’s annual budget is
allocated to enhance the ridership experience through visual and performance
art. To learn more visit MARTA (itsmarta.com).
To learn more about artist DAAS and view
his work visit his website.