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Mural Title: Shaw Community Mural
Location:
  1507 9th Street, NW
Donated By: Shiloh Baptist Church
Artist(
s): G. Byron Peck
Year: 2008

G. Byron Peck

Bio

G. Byron Peck is the Founder/Artistic Director for all City Arts murals, mosaics, sculptures, and other community art projects. These artworks are conceived with the notion that quality public art can reflect multicultural, historic, and architectural themes; serve as sources of neighborhood pride; and become the vehicle for training at-risk youth.

Peck oversees the organization’s Urban Arts Mentoring Program, which provides year-round visual arts training and mentoring for disadvantaged Washington, DC public school students.Peck is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where he received a BFA in painting and printmaking. He has created more than 80 murals throughout the United States and abroad.

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