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Botanical Mural | Murals by Kara Bella Art | The Menhaden in Greenport
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Botanical Mural

Featured In The Menhaden, Greenport, NY

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Large scale painted mural by kara Hoblin located The Merchant's Wife (inside The Menhaden). ll of the botanicals are based on local ferns species and native plants, including lovely little fiddleheads.

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Lives & works in Greenport, NY

Artist, Kara Hoblin works in various media, including chalk, drawing, painting, photography and collage. A sense of childlike wonder is apparent through the whimsical narratives of her work. Inspired and drawn to the natural environment she finds comfort in the feeling of the earth beneath her bare feet, icy saltwater on her skin, or crisp air brushing against her face. Working collectively to share, connect, and inspire others through creation and exploration of our natural light and darkness.

“Through the work I create, I am a vessel or conduit for helping to protect, heal, spread compassion and love in our society and environment. Continually being surprised and ignited by the human psyche, a river of emotions, and oceans of understanding fuel my creative process.”

The impermanence of chalk allows us to visualize how fleeting this life is.
I created the interactive chalk series, the Chalk Art of Letting Go to encourage people to move forward with positivity, embracing the idea that when one door closes, another opens, and we just have to be willing to walk through it. I invited everyone to erase my work alongside me to illustrate that if we let go of the past, accept it, learn from it, and even appreciate how it has helped shape us, then our possibilities are limitless. While we can’t predict the future, we can try our best to protect it.