The painting event was organized by Jessica Bueler, a contractor for University City and Allison Bamberger, Director of Communications for University City.
I asked Ben what inspired him to do this. He so eloquently said…..
A friend shared that a bunch of people were coming down here to U City to paint the boarded up windows. And as an Artist myself, I thought it would be a good opportunity to contribute, to help the movement in any way possible, to bring attention to what’s going on in the country lately.
I mostly paint portraits and I thought a portrait of George Floyd would be appropriate. I see him as a symbol for the injustice that people across the country are facing and then to bring attention to the police and their treatment of African Americans.
by Ben Angelly
Ben’s words were moving. I thought as long as we have people like Ben in the world, there will always be hope for a better future. God Bless Ben and all that join the fight for Black Lives Matter. You can follow Artist Ben Angelly at: Instagram @angelly701
UPDATE: The Tivoli Theatre was recently purchased by Pastor Roam…
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