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Bio: “Burbank Dreamin’ ” illustrates a Mid Century home with a playful landscape of palm trees, tropical plants and succulents in front of the Burbank mountains with the iconic “B”. Airplanes fly overhead with a sprinkle of playfulness of aliens joining them in the sky. Michelle’s artwork represents the theme, “Celebrate Community”, because this project … read more »

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Bio: “All of Us Together” illustrates a roller skater and friends that are visiting Mr. Grape who is riding a magic unicorn before supper time so he can celebrate the eruption of Mount Rainbotopia. William’s piece is an example of a big community full of celebration, activity, and color. William wanted to capture the art … read more »

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Bio: “Scent of Magnolia Park” illustrates a large, graphic Magnolia painted to look like woodblock prints. The design is special to the artist as it highlights the street name Magnolia as well as Aña’s neighborhood, Magnolia Park. The simplicity of block prints was thought to be a good fit for the scale and readability of … read more »

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Bio: “Celebrating Community” illustrates a strong group coming together to uphold the community in unity and working amongst one another. The health of a community is centered around those public institutions that bring together individuals, families and other groupings of people. The community’s wellness can be attributed to the presence of and broad accessibility of … read more »

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Bio: “Under the Magnolia Tree” depicts colorful lines, leaves, and tree blossoms that symbolize the creative arts (painting, drawing, culinary, filmmaking, writing), which makes up the soul of Magnolia Park. Underneath the tree are playful forest animals performing arts (singing, dancing, playing) while celebrating community. Ricardo also included a hidden face of mother nature, who … read more »

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Bio: “Community Reflection” illustrates a colorful close-up of faces of people in the community from all different ages, races and occupations. Brent believes the best things about living in Los Angeles county and Burbank are the great amount of diversity that we are fortunate to be exposed to. The artist wanted to show people of … read more »

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Bio: “A Cartoon Kingdom” illustrates a fantastical dream like land where iconic animation studios are castles; a magician holds a magic pencil, his little penguins help carry ink, and friendly owls carry animation paper from kingdom to kingdom. This image holds Easter eggs and homages to all the studios Sam admired growing up; Disney, Nickelodeon, … read more »

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Bio: “Thrive ” features a graphical cross section of Burbank, from the Verdugo’s to the LA River. The multicolored triangles puzzle together to show the functional diversity necessary for a thriving community. Pollinators–a native bee, hummingbirds, and a monarch butterfly-flirt from the native sage to a California poppy to a manzanita under the sun. The … read more »

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Bio: “Taking a Stroll with my Best Friends” shows diverse people walking their dogs through various neighborhoods and communities in the city. During the Pandemic, we’ve seen people at home adopting dogs & walking them around the neighborhood. This has become immensely popular and created different opportunities to form relationships with neighbors. The people in … read more »

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Bio: “United We Rise”  is intended to inspire and show that we are more than just a group of people living in an area. We are united and are here to love, support and encourage each other. We live in a beautiful place filled with ideas, color, and unity. Meleny chose a bold colorful approach … read more »