Umbrella - Galveston, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 29° 18.282 W 094° 47.547
15R E 325914 N 3243077
Quick Description: Galveston has no shortage of artistic talent. All one has to do is look around downtown. This is just one part of a larger, seven section mural created in collaboration with Cool To Be Kind and the Galveston Kindness Project.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/27/2019 12:05:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM10MCR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
Painted on a brick wall is a black umbrella with blue raindrops on a multicolored brick background.

It is signed @OGFZ also known as Adam Garrison and the hashtag #C2BK Cool To Be Kind Project.

From 365 Things to do in Houston (visit link)

Stay dry while finding a rainbow on the island at the colorful Umbrella mural in Galveston.

Located in Downtown Galveston on 22nd Street, between Post Office and Post Office Rear streets, this glass-half-full, rainy day mural can be found on the side of an old McCrory’s five and dime store.

Created by visual artist Adam Garrison (hailing by @ogfz_ on Instagram), the colorful work colorful depicts blue raindrops falling on a black umbrella, which is surrounded by rainbow-painted tiles.

The mural is in good company, as this particular area is known for featuring many talented graffiti artists. You’re stumble into find a slew of others while looking for Garrison’s mural.

While you’re there, be sure to check out other Galveston area favorites and must-dos. There are plenty of other parks, bars, restaurants and more, just waiting to be discovered around the corner.

Location: On the eastern side of 22nd Street in Downtown Galveston, between Postoffice and Postoffice Rear streets

Best Time to Photograph: The mural is shaded by the street most times of day. Given that it’s under an awning, it’s pretty photogenic throughout the day. It seems ideally suited for striking a poison on a rainy day.

Parking: Metered street and paid lot parking is available in the surrounding area.
City: Galveston

Location Name: Old McCrory's Building - 22nd Street (Kempner) at Postoffice (Ave E)

Artist: @OGFZ (Adam Garrison)

Date: 2017

Media: Paint on Brick

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and description of your visit. One original photo of the mural must also be submitted. GPSr photo NOT required.
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