Wednesday, June 1, 2016

President Obama and Little Miss Flint featured in mural

Posted By on Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 10:25 AM

  • photo via Twitter: Sandra Branch
Amariyanna Copeny, who has become affectionately known as "Little Miss Flint" after writing in to President Obama, is now the subject of a new mural in the city. The work appears on the former Union Printing Building in Flint. 

The director of the Gallery on the Go project, Sandra Branch, invited artist Kevin "Scraps" Burdick to paint the mural. The Gallery On The Go project uses involvement and creation in the arts to engage residents to participate in the improvement of neighborhoods with artist contributions who embrace cultures through artwork.

The mural features a hose spraying water in reference to the Flint Water Crisis. The mural will also feature a superhero helping to eliminate crime in the city and to symbolize hope. No word yet if Snyder has vied for inclusion in the piece, since you know, he invited her to visit him too. 

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