Created and Sold by Trent Thompson

Trent Thompson
Street Murals by Trent Thompson seen at Livermore Mural Festival, Livermore - Bankhead Theater Mural
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Bankhead Theater Mural

$25,000-$50,000

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Artists: Trent Thompson
Location: Bankhead Theater 2400 First St, Livermore, CA 94551
Medium: Ben Moore Exterior paint + Loop Spray Paint

The mural was based on Pablo Picasso's quote “art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

The image of the artist and the contrast of the mundane right side peeling back from the colors on the left are meant to represent the artist painting life into the wall.

The patterns on the pants of the artist are local icons representing present day livermore.. ie) wine, the lab, livermorium, cowboys, etc...

The colorful imagery on the left side represents the history, flora and fauna of the area, a tribute to the native American heritage, and the wildlife found in the area. Also, Livermore has the longest burning lightbulb so I snuck that in.

The paint on the pants and the plain blue on the right represent a job still to be done, history and progress still to be created.

The quote is a subtle tattoo on the artist's forearm.

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Trent Thompson

Meet the Creator

"If your dreams don't scare you, they are not big enough.

Owner of Only Up LLC, Founder of Only Up mural festival, Illustrator the Feel Project, Creator of Pictures For People

I am inspired by the idea that artwork has the power to spark movements and systems greater than myself. I think of my artwork as a journal of moments, feelings, and concepts, which I demonstrate by a mix of symbolism, mediums, and subjects. My artworks are schematic, inviting the viewer to move into a space of speculation. I have branded myself an Art-tre-pre-neur because I aim to leverage my natural proclivity for hustle to propel me throughout my career.