The artist roster for the upcoming 9th annual SHINE Mural Festival is complete with the announcement of four national and four international muralists. They’ll join the six previously-announced bay area artists for the outdoor painting festival Oct. 13-22.
The international artists are:
Andrea Wan. Expect emotional, stream-of-consciousness flows from this Hong Kong-born, Vancouver-raised visual artist and illustrator. Assigned wall: 155 17th St S.
Dave Bonzai. The former London street artist is known for his unique “Liquid Chrome” technique and tools. Assigned wall: 1229 Central Ave.
Bryan Beyung. Born in Montreal to a Chinese-Cambodian family, Beyung began as a as a graffiti artist and graphic designer. His work mainly addresses the themes of travel, immigration and its migratory flows. Assigned wall: 2875 7th Ave S.
Loretta Lizzio. An Australia-born, internationally-renowned artist who paints the human form in dreamlike and idealized states. Assigned wall: 2875 7th Ave S.
The national artists are:
Bunnie Reiss. Brightly colored folk murals from a California artist, influenced by her upbringing in Colorado, her eastern European roots and world travels. Assigned wall: 2700 Central Ave.
Hannah Eddy. Influenced by the expressive graphic style and free-thinking approach of the skateboard/snowboard/surf culture that she grew up immersed in. Eddy is based in Nevada. Assigned wall: 1019 Arlington Ave N.
Hoxxoh. From Miami. “Spheres of life are on display, illustrating the motions of space and time working in unison to create natural order.” Assigned wall: 2025 3rd Ave S.
Max Sansing. Well-known Chicago muralist whose work blends street art with photorealism. Assigned wall: 3100 Central Ave.
Local artists are Artist Jones, Chris Dyer, Fabstraq, Michael Vasquez, Rhys Meatyard and Sarah Sheppard.
The 2023 “Bright Spot Projects”:
“Girl Power” with The Happy Mural Project and Girl Scouts of West Central Florida. A color by number mural hosted by Alyssa Marie of The Happy Mural Project and completed by Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, designed to inspire and empower girls and young women through art. Assigned wall: 2727 6th Ave S.
Artist Chenlin Cai and The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art. A mural extension of the James Museum’s special exhibition From Far East to West: The Chinese American Frontier to highlight the resiliency and self-determination of Chinese Americans who helped build the American West. Assigned wall: 1947 4th Ave. S.
For more information, including full artist bios and links, visit the SHINE 2023 website.