Posted on 14 August 2012.
Artist David Merck will begin work soon on a colorful, market-themed mural on the side of Summit Coffee that will look like this illustration. Click to enlarge. (Davidson Farmer’s Market photo illustration)
By DAVID BORAKS
With new town rules in place and an approved design in hand, local artist David Merck will begin work soon on a mural commissioned by Davidson Farmer’s Market on the side of the Summit Coffee building in downtown Davidson.
The colorful painting shows a bicycle in front of a farmer’s market tent surrounded by produce, flowers and musical instruments. Mr. Merck will paint on the street end of Summit’s south-facing wall, at 128 S. Main St., beginning the first week of September. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Business, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Life in Davidson, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Public art, public spaces
Posted on 01 June 2012.
The wall of Summit Coffee on South Main Street could be the first to get a mural if the new rules are approved. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Davidson is in the midst of revising its planning rules to allow for wall murals downtown, and the first one could show up on the south wall of the building that houses Summit Coffee. But that project, announced at the May 22 Town Board meeting, is still just an idea and faces a variety of hurdles, from funding to design approval. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Downtown & old Davidson, Life in Davidson, Planning & Development, Public art, Town Hall