the mural of brotherhood

June 1, 2019
Mexican-American artist Enrique Chiu has created a mural project for peace along the U.S./Mexico border. Chiu came to the States with his mother when he was 8, and is coordinating a bi-national effort to create an artistic response to Trump’s anti-immigrant politics. He has named it “The Mural of Brotherhood,” and it is filled with […]
read more

mural completed

June 8, 2016
Cafe Bolivar, 1741 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
read more

mural wall

May 11, 2016
Here's the wall I'm about to transform with a new mural... Cafe Bolivar, 1741 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica
read more


December 31, 2014
Colorful discovery in the alleyway.
read more


May 5, 2014
Well, it's finished! What a satisfying project.
read more


May 3, 2014
So, I have one more story from this project I want to express. I've talked to many homeless people throughout this process, and one in particular touched me deeply. Early on, he came up to talk and was referencing other murals throughout Santa Monica, and then said, "and now we have this one!" His use […]
read more


May 3, 2014
That is how I would describe, overall, this public art project I've just about completed (finished shots coming soon). I have had so many incredible encounters with people over the past month, and for me, that is very life-giving. From working professionals to mothers with their children to homeless people to the elderly name […]
read more
1 2
© 2023 Karen Kinney. All rights reserved.
crossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram