Community Bridge Mural
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The Mural Bridge
The Mural Bridge
Notice the archangel. Looks like a sculpture, doesn't it? Actually, it's a painting. After generating over 1,000 responses to his question, "What object represents the spirit of community to you?" nationally-known artist William Cochran incorporated their ideas in the form of 180 unique images and symbols from a chameleon to the Big Dipper constellation. Utilizing the trompe l'oeil style (meaning "that which fools the eye") of painted "carvings," Cochran transformed a once simple Carroll Street Bridge into the illusion of an meticulously carved, ivy-covered stone bridge.
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