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Merino Mural: How it started

April 6, 2013 - 4:13pm -- webmaster

Upon tearing down a building, Ted Pickett and Laura Portenier decided it would be nice to "clean up the town a bit".  Specifically, they wanted to help the downtown area not look so run down.

They mentioned the idea to Brad Rhea, who went to work on a model creating drawings similar to buildings that were in originally in Merino.  The end design would be a mural painted to resemble the buildings, with other bits of Merino community and history worked in.

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