merrilee challiss


The fourth Endangered Species Mural, featuring the Watercress Darter, is complete in the historic East Lake neighborhood of Birmingham, Alabama! A collaboration between me and local artists Merrilee Challiss and Creighton Tynes, the mural is on the side of Lake Cottage Books, a community social center run by Kimberly Jeanty. It was a great pleasure to work in East Lake, and on the day of the mural’s completion a crew of scientists took us to visit one of the five limestone springs where the Darter is found- just ten blocks from the mural site, and sandwiched between a highway, a municipal tennis court, and a youth prison. On to the next!

AUSTIN, TX:  Jim Houser and Tim Kerr are working hard at Domy Book where Mostly 2 opens Saturday, Sept 17 with a reception from 7 - 9 pm.  

Mostly 2 +
Tim Kerr, Jim Houser, Merrilee Challiss, Chrissy Piper
and maybe, just maybe, Dan Higgs

Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Domy Books - Austin
913 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702
7-9pm, FREE

Exhibition runs September 17 - October 20, 2011