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Chor Boogie
Murals by Chor Boogie seen at Palm Avenue Parking Garage, Sarasota - The Session

The Session

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As part of the 2011 Sarasota Chalk Festival, the city commissioned artists Chor Boogie for mural painting in Palm Avenue Parking Garage in Sarasota. The elevator/stairway area on each floor includes culturally-themed murals (theatre, opera, music, film, and dance), aimed to enhance wayfinding while capturing the spirit Sarasota’s artistic heritage.

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Chor Boogie

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Chor Boogie (a.k.a. Joaquin Lamar Hailey) is an internationally renowned master of spray paint, having pioneered new techniques and his unique style in this modern medium of fine art. His visionary murals and art exhibitions have appeared throughout the world: Dubai, Brazil, Mexico, France, Germany, Australia, and in China for the 2008 Olympic games.

He was recently honored by Societe Perrier as being number three among the the Top Ten U.S. Street Artists of 2014. He approaches his use of color as a form of therapy and visual medicine, and has been dubbed “the color shaman” by comrades and fans.

He has resided in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007, where he has been an active member of the street art community.