This gallery represents a selection of street art from the George Floyd Street Art database with works by local street artists and community members in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. See the full database.
1. Truck Angel by @antione_jenkins3 @antz_creationz @yungjustinanderson @wousart
This mural was a collaboration among local artists in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area who were protesting peacefully on the interstate I-35 bridge the day a truck came barreling into the crowd. Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident, which inspired the artists to create the mural above. The mural was located at Spyhouse Coffee, 2404 Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis.
Photo Rights - Artists: @antione_jenkins3 @antz_creationz @yungjustinanderson @wousart
Posted on Instagram by @minneapolismurals
2. Stronger Together by @sig.natur
This composite puzzle portrait of George Floyd has pink text reading "Stronger Together". It was painted by a 22 year-old woman artist called SIG, who witnessed the rioting and burning of the third precinct police department in Minneapolis. She wanted to donate some beauty to her boarded-up community.
Rights: Siglind Dial
3. George Floyd Crowned in Glory by Grimmz Riverz
This stencil of George Floyd embellished with a gold crown, streams of color, and musical notes, was found on the wall of a business on Lake Street in Minneapolis. It is signed by “Grimmz River.”
Rights: Grimmz River
4. Flowers For Floyd by @Hozay_dmngz and @andresitoguzman
The Flowers for Floyd mural began with a black and white portrait by artist Andres Guzman. Jose Dominguez added artwork depicting three people holding flowers in raised fists and a woman making a heart with her hands. The mural is on the wall of an independent Hip Hop retail store in Minneapolis.
Rights: Andres Guzman and Jose Dominguez
Photo rights: Froukje Akkerman
5. Blues 4 George by Seitu Jones and collaborators
Gordon Parks High School students, staff, and community members, including artist Seitu Jones, gathered to paint murals on the plywood boards protecting the windows of the school. Jones made his stencil of George Floyd’s face available for any artist to download and many examples of the image were seen on University Avenue in St. Paul. Stencil created by Seitu Jones
Rights: Seitu Jones
6. Many Colored Fists by @helloartcrop and @seitujones
Seitu Jones's "Blues for George" stencil is superimposed on colorful raised fists standing in a field of yellow. The mural was created by members of ArtCrop, a collective that uses art and food to pay tribute to the Hmong cultural experience while supporting Hmong farmers.
Rights: ArtCrop and Seitu Jones
7. I am not a threat by students from PiM Arts High School
This composite mural was created by students from the Performing Institute of Minnesota (PiM) Arts High School. An empowered black woman raising her fist wears a face mask and a shirt that says “MELANIN”. Next to her are portraits labeled with the names of five black men and women who were killed by local police in the United States.
Rights: PiM Arts High School
8. Red Roses by a group of mostly women artists
A woman surrounded by large red and white roses holds a sign with an image of the state of Minnesota and the words, “George Floyd” and “#We need justice”. Visitors to the site where George Floyd was killed continue to leave flowers of all kinds as a tribute.
Rights: Artists include #ral86, #miskitoos, #joyspika, Wanisin, Thomasina Top Bear, #yazziz, #froriginals, #sotalettersco, and others.
9. Street art Berlin's Mauerpark
10. Street art in Bethlehem
11. Street art in Bisignano, Italy
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