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UP Art Studio, in partnership with the Department of Neighborhood’s Mayor’s Citizens’ Assistance Office, the Houston Police Department, Police and Clergy Team, Gulfton Superneighborhood #27, and the Salvation Army, are proud to present the creation of a community based mural professionally painted by artist Rahmaan Statik, of Chicago. The facility chosen for this mural will be The Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center at 6150 Bissonnet Street, Houston, 77081.

After the successful accomplishment of securing two grants for the realization of this project from Target + Kaboom, as well as the the Houston Art Alliance with fiscal sponsorship from Fresh Arts. 

The completion of this communal mural will be realized with engaging Art Teacher, Ms. Rocio Padilla at Braeburn Elementary School and includes her students (grades K - 5) in the creation of the mural’s design.  The students will also designing squares that will be displayed within the mural.  

WE ARE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP! Please choose the design that you would like to see in a public mural in the Gulfton neighborhood!