Today in street art: Atlanta’s muralists turn to prints, doodles, virtual work amid Covid-19

When Covid-19 hit in early March, many of us were out of work, filing for unemployment or switching to teleworking. Atlanta’s street artists felt the sting, too, having to be ever more resilient and resourceful. 

New outdoor murals are pretty much on hold. Yoyo Ferro, who often collaborates on outdoor murals, is now doing so virtually. Chris Veal has turned his satirical eye on the pandemic. Mikhaela Cherry wants to go outside but can’t. This list goes on and on.

We talked to five of these artists — Ashley DopsonGreg Mike, Sanithna PhansavanhFabian Williams and Ferro about their struggles and their art during this strange time.

Read the full story in ArtsATL.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s