Thank you to everyone who donated to help create the mural for the Wallingford branch of the Seattle Public Library!
Christine Burgoyne, librarian and project spearheader tells it is complete:
In the photo shown here, you can see Seattle Public Library (SPL) staff member Gregg Natoli installing the newly completed Wallingford Library Mural. This post is to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who helped with the project, including all the Wallingford residents who generously contributed to cover expenses.
Christine wishes to thank: Heather McNamee, Wallyhood, Seattle Public Library (for use of its photo archives), Howard Giske (MOHAI – inspiration and use of photo archives), Brandon MacInnis and Cheryl Tsuhako (graphic artists – donated their time to create the mural), Cat Saunders (Seattle counselor and author – served as project editor), Dawn Stanley (United Reprographics – mural printing and exceptional customer service), Gregg Natoli (of SPL – mural installation and positive attitude), Wells Fargo Bank in Wallingford (for cheerfully keeping track of donations) and all those who donated to the project: Alexis D. Greenberg (dedicated to Signe Arick), Arlys and Jerry Pederson, Cat Saunders, Geraldine Troy, JoAnn and Tom Feher, John A. Ott, John Giovine, John LaCasse, Judy and David Moise, Luther F. Black and C. Christina Wright, Mark and Lara Simmons, Mary Lowenthal Felstiner, Morgan Barry and Bill Johnson, Nancy Louise Merrill, Stuart Herrick, and their three chickens, Rebecca T. Durham and Pat McDonald.
And, of course, everyone is invited to come see it! The Wallingford Library is located in the Solid Ground building, 1501 N 45th St.