The Torch

Location: 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 
Donated By: Ben’s Chili Bowl
s): Aniekan Udofia with Mia Duval
Year: 2017



Aniekan Udofia is one of the District’s most well known visual artists. Udofia is the artist behind such well known DC public art works as the Frederick Douglass mural in Anacostia, the Duke Ellington building mural, and the gagged George Washington mural on U St. NW.  His project, The Torch, at Ben’s Chili Bowl is one of the most photographed murals in the city.