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VIDEO: Watch Oakland muralist turn a blank wall into a work of art

on November 8, 2021

Rachel Wolfe-Goldsmith is a muralist and artist in Oakland. As creative director of the Bay Area Mural Project, Wolfe-Goldsmith works to gain exposure for local artists, while painting the walls in Oakland with image that resonate. Her work reflects the culture, history and dreams that shape communities, as it presents empowering representations of BIPOC individuals.

In this video, Wolfe-Goldsmith does the physically demanding work of a mural artist and talks about the piece she is most proud of.

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Oakland mural artist Rachel Wolfe-Goldsmith (Chris Chang)

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