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Beyond Walls’ CEO tells all — except future plans

Beyond Walls’ CEO tells all — except future plans

Beyond Walls CEO and founder Al Wilson looks through portraits of mural artists that the nonprofit has worked with. (Spenser Hasak) Purchase this photo Vivian Mançellari June 20, 2024 by Vivian Mançellari If […]

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Haverhill Art Walk June 8 Supports City’s Creative Endeavors

Haverhill Art Walk June 8 Supports City’s Creative Endeavors

By Donna Capodelupo | As part of its mission, WHAV provides information and resources targeting health and wellness, food insecurity, after-school programs, education and housing to residents of Greater Haverhill and […]

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Mayor leads bike tour through Holyoke to spotlight local murals and more

Mayor leads bike tour through Holyoke to spotlight local murals and more

WAMC Northeast Public Radio | By James Paleologopoulos Published May 15, 2024 at 3:47 PM EDT LISTEN • 4:46 James Paleologopoulos / WAMC Nearly 50 cyclists, as well as the mayor of Holyoke, […]

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Boston Design Week: A mix of events appealing to art and craft enthusiasts

Boston Design Week: A mix of events appealing to art and craft enthusiasts

The 11th Annual Boston Design Week, scheduled for April 23-May 5, 2024, promises an extensive lineup of over 70 in-person, indoor, and outdoor events across the city. VIEW GALLERY Boston […]

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Lynn’s Beyond Walls Nonprofit Spotlights Street Art For Boston Design Week

Apr 24, 2024 Photo: Brooke McCarthy/WBZ NewsRadio LYNN, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A nonprofit in Lynn has partnered with Boston Design Week to offer a tour of the city’s public artworks. Beyond Walls has […]

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Why We Love Doing Probono Work by PAYETTE

Why We Love Doing Probono Work by PAYETTE

We are passionate about our Pro Bono work because fundamentally we believe that architects should engage deeply with the communities in which they live and work to help society by utilizing our […]

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LARGER THAN LIFE International artists put their unique stamps on downtown with the help of Beyond Walls.

LARGER THAN LIFE International artists put their unique stamps on downtown with the help of Beyond Walls.

HAVERHILL MAGAZINE – Winter 2024 – By STACEY MARCUS

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Streetart – Alexis Diaz + David Zayas @ Miami, Florida, USA

Streetart – Alexis Diaz + David Zayas @ Miami, Florida, USA

BY BARBARA PICCI ON 23 JANUARY 2024 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) Title: ISLA Location: Miami, Florida, USA Artists: Alexis Diaz + David Zayas Produced by: Beyond Walls, Golden305, United Rentals Year: 2023 Photos Credits: Alexis Diaz “Como todo mural en colaboración tiene sus […]

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The Lamp Post

The Lamp Post

A coincidence? As a hearse drove away from All Saints Church on Monday, Sept. 25, following a funeral Mass for a local woman, the church bells rang as a message […]

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Asian Community Development Corporation – October 2023 Newsletter

Asian Community Development Corporation – October 2023 Newsletter

October 2023 Newsletter Dear Friends of ACDC, The harrowing, ongoing conflict we are witnessing serves as a reminder to look after our neighbors and show care for one another. What […]

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Artists

Ernesto Maranje

Ernesto Maranje

Ernesto Maranje is a Cuban-American artist born in Chicago, Illinois in 1983 and raised in Miami, Florida. He discovered his interest in art at 27 while serving in the Coast […]

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Giulio Rosk

Giulio Rosk

“The Shoe Maker” Giulio Rosk painted an impressive homage to the history of Haverhill, specifically marking the influence of the city’s Italian culture, which originated alongside Haverhill’s historic leather and […]

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Case Maclaim

Case Maclaim

Andreas von Chrzanowski, known by his alias CASE MACLAIM, is an artist hailing from the German graffiti scene. Born and raised in East Germany, he embarked on his artistic journey […]

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Sheila Pree Bright

Sheila Pree Bright

As a Photographic Artist, I am interested in the life of those individuals and communities that are often unseen in the world. My objective is to capture images that allow […]

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Alexis Diaz

Alexis Diaz

Today, Alexis Diaz stands as one of Puerto Rico’s most prominent artistic exports, representing the vibrant and rich creative heritage of the island. With his unwavering dedication to his craft […]

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Foam Arte

Foam Arte

Michael Mercado or “Foam Arte” hails from Puerto Rico. He integrates light into his murals using Neon and LED.

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Bezt

Bezt

Bezt, whose real name is Mateusz Gapski, was born in 1987 in Turek, Poland. From an early age, he displayed a passion for art, drawing inspiration from the vibrant colors […]

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Vhils

Vhils

Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto (b. 1987) has been interacting visually with the urban environment under the name of Vhils since his days as a prolific graffiti writer in the early-to-mid 2000s. His groundbreaking bas-relief […]

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BKFoxx

BKFoxx

BKFoxx is a public artist from Long Island NY, an ’88 model (as her father says). She paints photorealistic murals in only spray paint; no brushes, no projectors, no stencils. […]

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Sophy Tuttle

Sophy Tuttle

My work transforms sterile scientific facts into a rich visual landscape that can be easily accessed intellectually and emotionally by a wide range of people. In particular, I am drawn […]

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Projects

2019 Lynn Mural Festival

2019 Lynn Mural Festival

Welcome to the official page of the Beyond Walls 2019 Mural Festival! Over the course of two weeks in July and August 2019, Beyond Walls produced its third annual Street […]

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Beyond Walls Lynn Mural Festival 2017

Beyond Walls Lynn Mural Festival 2017

Welcome to the official page of the Beyond Walls 2017 Mural Festival! This 10-day festival transformed the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, into an open-air gallery with stunning murals, exciting events, […]

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KPMG Boston | Percy Fortini-Wright

KPMG Boston | Percy Fortini-Wright

The KPMG Boston office celebrated Black History Month by unveiling a new mural, commissioned by the community-based group Beyond Walls and acclaimed artist Mr. Percy Fortini-Wright. This mural represents the […]

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IDEO Cambridge | Eltono

IDEO Cambridge | Eltono

is a multidisciplinary community of makers who leverage discovery, play and experimentation to help organizations get and stay ahead now and in the future.  They design breakthrough products, services, brands, […]

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Haverhill Street Art Tour 2023

Haverhill Street Art Tour 2023

Bringing more epic murals to Haverhill! Donate for Haverhill 2024 HAVERHILL HERE WE COME! 💥💥💥 We wrapped up our street art tour with a bang in Haverhill, Massachusetts from September […]

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Holyoke Street Art Tour 2023

Holyoke Street Art Tour 2023

Bigger and better in 2023 In 2022, Beyond Walls joined forces with Holyoke City Hall, El Corazón de Holyoke, and Nueva Esperanza Inc. for an inspiring collaboration that resulted in […]

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2022 Street Art Tour | 4 Cities

2022 Street Art Tour | 4 Cities

4 Cities. 25+ Murals. Endless Collaboration! From the Caribbean to Cambodia, all here in Massachusetts June – September 2022 Our itinerary across four Gateway Cities is rooted in cultural programming […]

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Lynn Street Art Tour 2022

Lynn Street Art Tour 2022

Beyond Walls — Lynn, Massachusetts — September 7 – 20, 2022</h5 > We wrapped our Street Art Tour at home in Lynn! Our 2022 Activation celebrates the epic return of […]

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Cook St. Park

Cook St. Park

Beyond Walls was fortunate enough to be considered for a grant through KABOOM in 2020 to install a new playground in Lynn.  Due to the pandemic, the grant award was […]

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ArtUp Lowell | Street Art Tour 2022

ArtUp Lowell | Street Art Tour 2022

Artup Lowell Murals Lowell, MASSACHUSETTS August 14 – 28, 2022 Celebrating art, culture, history and diversity in Lowell, MA with epic murals from local and visiting artists. In 2022, we’re […]

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Lesson Plans

The American Flag and Me with Sheila Pree Bright

The American Flag and Me with Sheila Pree Bright

Lynn, MA
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Ukiyo-e Prints and Female Representation with JUURI

Ukiyo-e Prints and Female Representation with JUURI

Lynn, MA
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Symbolism and the Art of David Zayas

Symbolism and the Art of David Zayas

Lowell, MA
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Creative Problem Solving and Urban Design

Creative Problem Solving and Urban Design

Lynn, MA

Lesson Plan For this lesson, students will learn about the history of graffiti and its evolution to street art. Students will learn about the different factors that go into creating […]

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Discover the Dominican Republic and the Merengue with Angurria

Discover the Dominican Republic and the Merengue with Angurria

Lowell, MA

Lesson Plan For this lesson, students will learn about the history of graffiti and its evolution to street art. Students will learn about the different factors that go into creating […]

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History of Street Art and Make Your Own Mural Activity

History of Street Art and Make Your Own Mural Activity

Lynn, MA

Lesson Plan For this lesson, students will learn about the history of graffiti and its evolution to street art. Students will learn about the different factors that go into creating […]

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Don Rimx Mural

Don Rimx Mural

Lynn, MA

Don Rimx – Secondary ELA Read Don Rimx’s biography and watch on the video on the Beyond Walls website:Don RIMX’s artwork focuses on making the connection between the city, nature, […]

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Medio Peso’s Mural

Medio Peso’s Mural

Lynn, MA
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Quiñonez Mural

Quiñonez Mural

Lynn, MA
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NS/CB “People of the First Light”

NS/CB “People of the First Light”

Lynn, MA
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