Emily Herr got her diploma and business license in the same month. The CA Senior Studio and Business of CA classes laid the groundwork for her to start her mural-painting business right out of the gate. In the past year she’s painted 10 murals – from logos to the street art festival to residential fairy tales. Murals are her way to take image-making to a level beyond the rectangle, to the creation of an environment.
She is also heavily involved in the non-profit Arts in the Alley, which represents a mission to beautify and empower communities blighted by abandoned properties. They do this using marathon mural-painting events, during which hundreds of volunteers cover hundreds of square feet of old or temporary walls with bright mural