2022 Winters History Mural
The Mural Celebration is TODAY at 6:00 PM at the Winters Post Office.
On behalf of the Board of the Winters Participation Gallery, it is my sad job to give you the news of Kate Humphrey's death on Tuesday, September 12. Kate was a leading player in the creation and implementation of the Winters Historical Mural Project. Years before the actuation of the murals themselves, she and I brainstormed how it might come to fruition. Without her, it would not have even been considered. She was a true pioneer and vibrant spirit that generated this whole thing into being. I shall miss her greatly, as I know you all will.
With great sorrow,
[Photo by Debbie Hemenway]
2022 Mural Photos
Creating the Post Office Mural!
Mural Artists at Work!
Post Office Wall - Starting point for Mural 2022
The Wall has been power washed and primed.
Mural Design Diagrams
Mural Design Field Trip
Kate Humphrey and the design crew went to the Winters Post Office on Wednesday.
The field trip was both informative and fun. The team had a personal tour from Cel Galabasa, postman extraordinaire, and Aimee Lassalle, Winters Postmaster. They learned about the alligator that lives in the Post Office basement! Members of the design team took photos of items they found interesting.
2021 Winters History Mural
Support The Winters Historical Mural Project!
The members of the Board of Winters Participation Gallery, thank you for your contribution to our Big Day of Giving fundraising drive. WPG relies on your Big DOG donation to support the annual Historical Mural Project that takes place each summer.
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The "Before" and "After" Photos
Follow The Progress!
Follow the Progress!
Follow the progress in the creation of the Winters History Mural 2021 by the amazing artists of the Winters Mural Class!
Winters Market Mural Visitors
WHS Link Crew Orientation 2021
As part of the WHS Link Crew Orientation tour on August 6, Link Leaders and their freshmen crews used the Winters Market Mural as the background for their "Photo Op Stop." Link Crew is an organization that pairs upperclassmen with incoming 9th grade students to help them with the transition to Winters High School.
Wouldn't it be fantastic to see the same groups take photos in the same spot just before they graduate?
The Design Process
Take a look at the rough layout of the 2021 mural!
Kate Humphrey, the teacher of the design team, says, "The left side of the mural will show a retro' style postcard with the letters of 'WINTERS' filled with several well-known sites in the area. The Papel Picado flags at the top of the mural will show illustrations of various celebrations in the area. A natural landscape will fill the background which includes local flora and tule huts as made by the first people to live in this area. Floating over the landscape will be 3-4 postcard style images that show businesses from the corners of Railroad and Grant Avenue."
Kudos to Kate and the design team artists!