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Lynn Mural Project: Stories of Lynn   |   All Politics Is Local: The Tip O\'Neill Story   |   The Story of Westfield   |   Amherst Community History Mural   |   The Port Story   |   Wayne History Mural   |   Beverly History Mural   |   The Freedom Quilt Mural   |   Sanctuary - The Spirit of Harriet Tubman   |   Governor\'s Academy Mural   |   Bread and Roses Mural   |   J.F.K. Crossing Mural   |   Seminole Peace Mural
Lynn Mural Project: Stories of Lynn
   50 ft. X 60 ft.   Lynn, Massachusetts    [Acrylic paint and mosaic]
The Lynn Mural Project was a collaborative effort of David Fichter, Yetti Frenkel and Joshua Winer. The mural was created in two phases. During the phase one, the artists worked with students from the Lynn middle and high schools to create a mosaic arch about Lynn today from the youth perspective. During phase two, the artists painted the history of Lynn, focusing on stories and people representing the creative spirit of the city. The project was funded by the New England Foundation for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
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All Politics Is Local: The Tip O'Neill Story
   12 ft. X 36 ft.   O'Neill Branch Library, North Cambridge, MA    [Acrylic paint on MDO panels]
The Tip O'Neill Mural: This mural was designed and painted by David Fichter and Joshua Winer to commemorate the 100th birthday of Tip O'Neill. It is installed on the side of the O'Neill Branch Library in North Cambridge near where Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill grew up. It was unveiled on December 9th, the 100th birthday of the Speaker.
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The Story of Westfield
   7 ft. X 44 ft.   Westfield Athenaeum, Westfield MA.    [Acrylic on 11 MDO panels]
"The Story of Westfield" was commissioned by the Westfield Athenaeum and is installed in the library's reference room. It is an historical mural, that highlights the history of the athenaeum while interweaving images of some of the people, places, and activities that are important in the town's rich history. Approximately a year was spent researching the town's history and creating a complex design that depicts the history in a geographical layout, with the town green and library at the center.
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Amherst Community History Mural
   16' by 150'   West Cemetery in Amherst, MA    [acrylic on block wall]
This mural is unusually located on the back of a long building bordering on an historic cemetery where the illustrious poet Emily Dickinson is buried. The mural tells the history of the town of Amherst. Although it covers the entire history of the town, it focuses on the lives and times of people buried in the West Cemetery. A number of those people are painted larger than life, calmly looking out at the viewer standing in the cemetery, while behind them one can see the changing panorama of Amherst's history.
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The Port Story
   17' X 43'   Hampshire St., Cambridge MA    [Acrylic paint on MDO panels]
This mural is installed on the corner of Portland and Hampshire streets in the Port ( Area 4) in Cambridge. It illustrates the rich history of the Port, which is known for its social reformers like Margaret Fuller, Clement Morgan, and William Lloyd Garrison as well as its technology and inventors like Elias Howe who invented the sewing machine.
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Wayne History Mural
   27' X150'   State Wayne Theater, Wayne, Michigan    [Acrylic on brick]
The City of Wayne Michigan commissioned artists David Fichter and Joshua Winer to design and paint this historical mural to inaugurate
their new mural initiative on the wall of the art deco movie theater on Michigan Ave. The mural celebrates the history of Wayne, using the theme of transportation to connect different periods in city's unique history.
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Beverly History Mural
   15ft.X 40ft.   Shore Country Day School, Beverly, MA    [Acrylic on interior wall.]
The Shore Country Day School commissioned David Fichter and Joshua Winer to research, design and paint this panoramic history of the town of Beverly, MA in the school library. The mural covers the history starting with the first naval battle of the American Revolution up to the present, making connections with the history of the school. Rotating around the central seal of Beverly are historical characters who lived in Beverly during different periods of time.
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The Freedom Quilt Mural
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Sanctuary - The Spirit of Harriet Tubman
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Governor's Academy Mural
   22 ft. high X 20 ft, wide   Governor's Academy, Carl A. Pescosolido Library, Ipswich, M    [Acrylic on interior wall.]
This mural was commissioned in 2012 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the academy, which is the oldest private school in the country. The mural was created by David Fichter and Joshua Winer and colorfully blends the Academy's rich traditions, historical figures, and natural surroundings providing a glimpse of student life through the years.
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Bread and Roses Mural
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J.F.K. Crossing Mural
   13' X 45'   Harvard St., Brookline, Massachusetts    [1995 Acrylic on brick]
The J.F.K. Crossing Mural (also know as the Gum Wall Mural, because students on their way to school would leave their chewing gum on the corner of the wall) was commissioned, along with four other murals, by local business leaders as part of an effort to transform and beautify the street landscape. The mural depicts the history of the neighborhood where John F. Kennedy grew up. Neighborhood people are depicted crossing the street with the President at the center of the mural, with the Devotion School in the background. William Dawes. one of three riders who warned the residents of Lexington and Concord of the British march, road by this location in 1775 and features prominently in the mural imagery. Brigadier Lord Percy, whose backup troops relieved the British at the Battle of Lexington and Concord, is also depicted traveling the same route.
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Seminole Peace Mural
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Lynn Mural Project: Stories of Lynn   |   All Politics Is Local: The Tip O'Neill Story   |   The Story of Westfield   |   Amherst Community History Mural   |   The Port Story   |   Wayne History Mural   |   Beverly History Mural   |   The Freedom Quilt Mural   |   Sanctuary - The Spirit of Harriet Tubman   |   Governor's Academy Mural   |   Bread and Roses Mural   |   J.F.K. Crossing Mural   |   Seminole Peace Mural
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