Colfax Station Commander Ty Conners used charcoal and watercolor to paint this portrait of a Native American for a charity auction to raise money for the Colfax Skate Park. Potential bidders can head to the Sheriff's Office's Facebook page until noon on Sept. 14 to bid on the piece.
Sacramento artist Maren Conrad is painting a mural that spans the back of midtown's MARRS Building during the Wide Open Walls mural event. Conrad said the design is partly an homage to Chinese immigrants who helped build California's railroads.
Sacramento artist Bryan Valenzuela is creating a mural at 1810 28th Street as part of the Wide Open Walls mural event. He said the image is a "tug of war" that reflects the divisiveness of the current national
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg speaks at a press conference for this year's Wide Open Walls mural festival. The festival, which runs Aug. 10-20, is expected to feature 50 artists creating 40 new murals.
Ursula Xanthe Young is part of Few and Far, a group of female artists who produce murals around the world. Young and two other members will create a mural on a building on Power Inn Road during this year's Wide Open Walls festival.
Sacramento artist Jeff Musser discusses plans for the mural he'll create during the Wide Open Walls festival Aug. 10-20. Musser is standing in front of his painting "Memories of Shanghai that have long since ..." at Beatnik Studios on S Street in Sacramento.