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Mercer Cluster

Numina was invited to paint the mural in 2017 by the College Hill Art Alliance, Art in the Park, and Mercer’s women’s and gender studies and art departments with funding from The Knight Foundation. None of these groups, Numina said, were told that the painting would be removed.

-Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor  

 

2020

 

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13 WAMZ CBS

Artist says mural removal took Mercer 'a half century back'

2020

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The Telegraph

'Baffled and Angry.' Mercer paints over civil rights mural featuring iconic black voices. 

 

-Becky Persner

2020

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Pasatiempo

The first time Joerael Numina ever saw graffiti, he was 9 years old and watching television footage of the Berlin Wall coming down. Men and women climbed over the 12-foot cement barrier under a night sky and broke it apart with pickaxes, sledgehammers, and even their bare hands. It was obvious, even to a kid in west Texas, that something momentous was happening.

-Jennifer Levin

2020

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Yoga Journal

“Yoga is a spiritual practice meaning union,” says Numina. “The border wall is divisive and centralized and toxic to the environment and the national budget. Mobilize Walls is transformational and inclusive. It creates dialogue and cultivates empathy and compassion. That’s what art does: It connects people—especially in a public space.”

-Lindsay Tucker

2020

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-Place, By Thomson Reuters Foundation,

One of the youngest stops on the tour is in the basement of the Corcoran art museum, where Joerael Numina has painted a hallway-length mural depicting the history of the Piscataway community from the north of Washington, in what is now Maryland.

 

-Carey L. Biron

2019

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-Texhoma KFDX,

Internationally-Acclaimed Artist Joerael Numina is working on “Mobilized Wall”, a project he’s been working on for years now which includes this wall and many others.

 

-Curtis Jackson

2019

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-Times Record News,

About four months ago, he reached out to Jeff Marion, owner of Deviance Skate Supply, because he thought the shop’s huge corrugated steel side wall would make an excellent canvas.

 

-Claire Kowalick

2019

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-The Santa Fe Reporter,

Think of it like an aggregate for murals' square footage, wherein the dimensions of any participating artist's wall, regardless of location, becomes part of the overall square footage of the project. 

-Alex De Vore

2019

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-Belles & Rebelles

Numina cites drawing has his favorite form of expressing himself. While it is on the other end of the spectrum from mural painting, drawing is not done for the public, require precision and is between the artist and his paper.

2019

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-Smithville area Chamber of Commerce,

 Joerael believes art will and does make the world a more bearable place. His work depicts the depth of what art education provides, how it is crucial to our personal experience, personal growth and the problem solving of our future. 

2019

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-The GW Hatchet,

New mural honors local Native American group in the Flagg Building,

 

-Margot Dynes 

2018

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American Art Collector

A Clip of Petals featured in the July issue of American Art Collector magazine.

2018

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-WGAX 2017,

Mercer Village Mural tells story about Civil Rights Throughout History,

-Jennifer Munoz

2017

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-The Telegraph 2017,

What is the Meaning Behind the Mural in Mercer Village?

 

-Matthew Causey

2017

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-The Santa Fe New Mexican "Pasetiempo"

, Beyond the Wall: Street Art Comes Inside,

 

-Jennifer Levin

2017

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- Colorado CRUSH 2017, " Amoeba Blog"  

-Billy Jam

2017

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- ABQ Journal North,

The Zen of Graffiti at the CCA,

 

2017

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-Forbes,

Visualizing Complexity Science: An Interview With Visual Artist Joerael Elliott, 

 

-Josh Wolfe

2016

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-ABQ Journal North,

Visual Artist Joerael Elliott works to foster a creative culture,

2016

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