Saturday, June 26, 2010

Chris’s Mural now completed

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After being commissioned by local Nelson businessman Tom Sturgess, Golden Bay painter Chris Fergusson has finished his massive height mural, which he has called “Urban Jungle.”

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The local paper the Nelson Mail reports that Chris has embedded his own “easter eggs” inside the mural. He is challenging visitors to the site to spot any of the 4 birds that he has painted into the dense green foliage.

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Where exactly is the mural?

If you are at the top of town, at the base of the “Church Steps”, and then were to glance in a north easterly direction, you can’t miss it.

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And, just who is Chris Finalyson?

Perhaps a glance at one of his other major Nelson works will tell you, the iconic ………

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…..“Aotearoa” mural on Wakefield Quay was also completed by Chris back in the mid 1980’s, and just recently, repainted again to its former glorious colour scheme.