“A Street Called Home” Mural Restoration

This summer, it looks like I’ll be managing the restoration of the mural we painted for State Auto in 2005.   The painting itself is in great condition, but the warehouse wall it’s painted on is settling, as walls are wont to do… old cracks are opening up again, and new cracks are forming.  The repairs to the building, which include grinding out old caulk and putting in new, will damage the painting.  In order to repair it, we’ll need to remove the varnish, re-paint the damaged areas, and then re-varnish the mural.

One section of the Street Called Home mural, with damaged areas outlined in tape.