Photo courtesy Matt Starkey / Cleveland Browns
LOCAL ARTWORK FEATURE
Cleveland Browns All-Pro Myles Garrett, in collaboration with local artist Glen Infante, recently unveiled “Cleveland is the Reason” mural, part of Infante’s #VoicesofCLE art project.
MURAL LOCATION: DESTINATION CLEVELAND, 334 EUCLID AVE, CLEVELAND, OH 44114
About the Mural:
The mural was inspired by Cleveland icons of sports, culture, and rock ‘n’ roll and features paintings of Jesse Owens, LeBron James, Jim Brown, Machine Gun Kelly, Tracy Chapman and Toni Morrison. The mural is located at the Cleveland Visitors Center on Euclid Avenue and was created in collaboration with Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA), Destination Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission.
The mural was unveiled one week before the NFL Draft begins in Cleveland, which will welcome Ohio residents and football fans across the country.
About the Artist:
Born and raised on the west side of Cleveland, artist Glen Infante is a mural artist, graphic designer, illustrator, painter, and founder of iLTHY clothing. Glen is known for his vector-based digital portrait style, and has collaborated with many notable brands like Nike, Honda, Facebook, Kyrie Irving, Kid Cudi, and Machine Gun Kelly.
About the #VoicesofCLE:
#VoicesofCLE was designed to engage artists throughout Cleveland to “spark conversation, movement, healing, and community.” It connects local artists and businesses and amplifies voices through artwork on building facades and storefronts throughout the Cleveland area.
About Lifts for Artists
OHR Rents Supports Local Artists and Cultural Events Throughout the Community
Visual and performing artists now have access to deeply discounted rental rates on equipment used in the production of murals, sculptures, theater sets, cultural events, and more. Locally owned & operated and FBE Certified, OHR Rents joined “Lifts for Artists” to encourage and support creative projects throughout Northeast Ohio.
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