Grand Rapids, home of the Art Prize competition, is lucky to have a huge amount of public art. Those of us who live here have access to public murals, painted telephone boxes, city-wide art installations, and much more. Unfortunately, nobody is able to access and appreciate this art during the shelter in place order. That is why the City Voice is featuring a new article series, a virtual tour of Grand Rapids art. Each week we will publish a new article featuring a public mural or other art installation, complete with the location of the piece, some information about it, and, if possible, an embedded scene from Google Maps so you can virtually travel to the location.
The next stop of our virtual tour on the Rad Women Walking Tour brings us to a painting of Dolores Huerta. It was painted by Anna VanderLoon and is located on the corner of Division Ave. and Lyon St. Dolores Huerta is a leader in the American labor system. She was born on April 10, 1930 in Dawson, New Mexico. […]