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Glendale Springs, population 360, in Ashe County, exudes small town charm. The town's centerpiece is Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, built in 1901. Every year over 80,000 visitors come to the church to view Ben Long's 17 1/2 x 19 foot Last Supper fresco. Other attractions in the town include the Glendale Springs Inn and Restaurant, the Northwest Trading Post, and Silver Designs by LouE.
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North Carolina artist Ben Long is a master of the ancient art form of fresco painting, one of the most demanding and unforgiving mediums in which to work. Long has painted frescoes in New York, France, and Italy, and over the last twenty years created a number in his home state. His newest work is \"The Return of the Prodigal,\" painted on a wall of the Chapel of the Prodigal at Montreat College.
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“Outdoor wall murals can create beauty and interest on any otherwise large, blank surface,” says Jeffrey York, director of public art and community design at the North Carolina Arts Council in Raleigh. “The subject matter of a mural can also tell something about the history of the identity of the community.” Kunkel discusses outdoor murals in Valdese, King's Mountain, West Jefferson, Siler City, Chapel Hill, Wilmington, and Thomasville.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 72 Issue 3, Aug 2004, p30-32, 34, il Periodical Website
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Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Glendale Springs houses a fresco painted by Ben Long of Statesville. The fresco depicts the Last Supper. Fresco is a style of painting where the artist paints directly on the wet plaster, thus infusing the paint with the wall. Long, an apprentice of Italian artist Pietro Annigoni, was awarded the Leonardo Da Vinci prize in 1975 as the most promising artist in Europe.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 48 Issue 4, Sept 1980, p13-14, 16, il
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23284
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Napoleon Hill paints murals on buildings in Halifax County, North Carolina. His art reveals historical aspects of eastern North Carolina.
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25845
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After Hurricane Floyd, the small town of Princeville, North Carolina decided to rebuild what had been lost, and keep the oldest African American town in the United States alive. To help with telling the story of Princeville, East Carolina graduate Dazzala Knight and ECU assistant professor of art, Dr. Mark Malley, have enlisted other local artists to produce a large mural depicting the founding and evolution of Princeville.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2007, p16-21, il Periodical Website
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27601
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The Caktus Group in Durham has upset area residents because it painted over Emily Weinstein’s famous Eno River Mural. The group was advised not to destroy the mural by the Historic Preservation Commision, but the group said it was necessary to restore the building to the way it looked in 1910. Caktus group has apologized and says it is scheduling a public meeting to hear ideas how it can fix the problem.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 29, July 2014, p8-9 Periodical Website
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The Hayti mural at Heritage Square Shopping Square is deteriorating and will be costly to restore. Painted by Elizabeth Weinstein, the mural commemorates the historical African-American neighborhood. The plaza and mural will be demolished if a proposed development in the neighborhood is successful.
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The Appalachian Mural Trail consists of more than forty-five murals painted in downtowns across western North Carolina. Doreyl Ammons Cain and her husband Jerry created the mural trail by linking murals through an interactive online itinerary and a printed brochure. The historical public mural art is meant to showcase life in western North Carolina through images that capture and preserve the heritage for future generations.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 50 Issue 4, Apr 2018, p12-14, il, por
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Charlotte’s street art scene is growing with the city, but without direction, its future is unclear. Matt Hooker, Matt Moore, and other local muralists have been working in a free market, unrestrained by authority. There is debate over the development of a formal public art organization and strategic planning.
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