[Press Release] 2023 Town of Antigonish Mural Artist Selected

Antigonish Culture Alive (ACA) in partnership with the Town of Antigonish are delighted to announce the selection of this year’s mural competition is Noella Murphy.

Murphy is a long-time resident of Antigonish that has supported many organizations through her art practice including, Arts Health Antigonish (AHA!), the RK MacDonald, St. Martha’s Hospital, and the Baur Theatre/Festival Antigonish Theatre Program.

Noella’s piece, Queen Mary, commemorates Arts Health Antigonish’s 10-year anniversary- celebrating the positive impacts art and health have on individual and community well-being.

Please congratulate Noella and Arts Health Antigonish on their stellar accomplishments.

Noella’s concept piece will be unveiled on November 25th, 2023 as part of the Town of Antigonish and Antigonight’s winter celebration. Stay tuned for our announcement regarding the location for the full mural’s permanent location.

Warm Regards,

Amberlee Boulton- (she/her) MSW, RSW
ACA- Board of Director and Jury Chair for 2023 Mural Selection

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