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Bright Walls Announces Surprise Mural

The final Bright Walls artist, Mantra, stands at the base of his planned mural.  Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV. (October 25, 2022 12:38 PM) The Bright Walls Mural Festival, known for unveiling surprises during the annual Festival,  introduced another surprise today with the arrival of mural artist Youri Cansell (aka Mantra) who began work on the 75th and final mural of Bright Walls. Mantra, from Metz, France was planning to participate in this year’s “The Finale”, but a delay in obtaining his Visa documentation resulted in the postponement of his mural. According to Bright Walls Co-Director Clay McAndrews, the artist’s travel issue was known prior to The Finale and the Festival decided to host Mantra when his schedule allowed. Mantra is especially fascinated by entomology, the world of insects. Mining memories of his childhood garden in France, he now paints exquisite murals, often of moths and butterflies, on urban surfaces where these beings are seldom seen in the wild.   Mantra told JTV News he is planning a giant butterfly mural and is modeling his subject after a butterfly species common in Jackson.  Mantra said his last huge butterfly was painted on a building in Germany in 2018, but has…

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Bright Walls Finale 9-11-22 | Photo Gallery

Bright Walls Finale featuring The Fab Four-The Ultimate Beatles Tribute.  9-11-22.  Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV. Bright Walls Finale featuring The Fab Four-The Ultimate Beatles Tribute.  9-11-22.  Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV.

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Bright Walls Saturday Night 9-10-22 | Photo Gallery

Bright Walls Saturday Night, featuring The Verve Pipe and The Fresh Kids of Bel Air, 9-10-22.   Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV. Bright Walls Saturday Night, featuring The Verve Pipe and The Fresh Kids of Bel Air, 9-10-22.   Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV.

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Bright Walls Friday Night 9-9-22 | Photo Gallery

Bright Walls Friday Night, featuring Blackstone Steel and Your Generation in Concert.  9-9-22.  Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV. Bright Walls Friday Night, featuring Blackstone Steel and Your Generation in Concert.  9-9-22.  Photos by Bart Hawley, JTV.

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