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Martin Webb
Mural for Bridge Housing | Murals by Martin Webb | "Mural” at Mac Arthur Station in Oakland
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Mural for Bridge Housing

Featured In "Mural” at Mac Arthur Station, Oakland, CA

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A 20 x 20 ft mural using reclaimed wood for the lobby of a new housing building, also named Mural, at McArthur Station, Oakland, built by the affordable housing non-profit Bridge Housing. Some of the wood comes from Oakland homes, you can see street names in among the foliage etc. The treatment of the wood includes areas carved away and areas built up in shallow relief as well as painted color. Installed Nov 2015.


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Martin Webb
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Wescover creator since 2018
Engrossing images full of color, texture, and mystery.

"My work contemplates fundamental things such as our basic need to provide for ourselves; our desire for home, belonging, and connection; and our being a small temporary part of the natural world’s continuum. These thoughts take shape in images and objects that combine simple representations, layered abstractions, and plain-spoken materials.” - Martin Webb

British artist, Martin Webb (b. 1964), first laid eyes upon the American West when he was awarded a Fulbright teaching exchange that brought him to the San Francisco East Bay in 1999-2000. Martin Webb has also found great success as a highly acclaimed artist with numerous public commissions visible throughout the Bay Area, and beyond. Whilst being primarily a studio painter, his work also encompasses printmaking, murals, reclaimed wood, concrete, ceramic tile, sculpture, and site-specific installations.