The “living art mural” in downtown Ocala at the Brick City Center for the Arts has been completed.
Miami-based artist Ernesto Maranie started working on the mural in May. It is located on the west-facing wall of the facility, located at 23 S.E. Broadway. The project was commissioned by the Cultural Arts and Sciences Division through public-private funding and is a collaboration between Maranje, artist and fabricator Mike Zeak and horticulturalist Suzanne Shuffitt. The concept for the mural is a unique blend of street art, incorporating horticulture into the design. The mural makes use of attached, custom-fabricated plant trellises that […]