Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

ChLa 345 Public Art: Mexican-American/Chicano Muralism

Introduces the historical background of public art and mural creation from the mural movement origins in Mexico to current community mural movements in the United States. Identifies a wide range of mural styles and trends. Considers practical information, skills, and techniques. Applies this base knowledge to formulate and evaluate a personal approach to mural art in the development of a mural proposal. Create along with the instructor a local mural project and/or public art project.


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