On the wall of Witch Creek Winery at the corner of Carlsbad Boulevard and Grand Avenue is a painting called "Catnap" done by Oceanside artist Michael Summers.
“It is thought provoking, bringing life to the corner,” said Kristianne Kurner, director of New Village Arts.
“I took my kids to see the mural and it brought color to the village, it elevates your experience” said Mia Hall, an employee at New Village Arts.
Residents and non-Carlsbad residents enjoy the painting of the tigers.
“The painting woke me up more than the caffeine I had when I first saw it, driving to work,” said Jonathan Steinhart, a resident of downtown San Diego. “It impressed the daylights out of me; I ended up making two trips to bring my family here.”
“The mural should stay up for the next 5 to 10 years and we hope we can continue to have more murals up in The Village” said Kurner.
New Village Arts, with the support of the Matt McLaughlin Fund of the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation, came up with THE MURAL PROJECT in Carlsbad Village.
Around 16 to 20 people applied for to paint the murals and the winners were selected by a committee of representatives from New Village Arts, the Charitable Foundation and downtown business people.
Related: The New “Village” Art Mural Project
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