Monday, April 23, 2012

Singing cornbread in SOMA

Posted By on Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 9:26 AM

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The Bernice Garden publicists announced today that painter Steven Otis has been commissioned to design and paint a 16.5-by-140-foot whimsical mural of a skillet of cornbread singing to garden fruits and vegetables on the north wall of the former StageWorks Building at 1501 S. Main St. Muralist Shannon Wallace is working with Otis on the painting.

Anita Davis, the owner of the Bernice Garden, a public sculpture space, and other property owners downtown commissioned the work as a backdrop to South Main activities, including the Arkansas Cornbread Festival and The Bernice Garden Farmers’ Market.

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