A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Mural nearly done, recalls a ‘Fourth’ tradition

Written September 12th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

You might think the new mural on the side of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce looks as though it is complete, as I did Monday. But not quite, the artist says.

Why this rider is in new Albany mural

Written September 4th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

It was just before 5 p.m. on Labor Day, and Eileen Hinckle was hard at work on her mural in downtown Albany. I passed by on my bike and stopped to take a look.

Artist starts new mural, with an update

Written July 2nd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The two-story wall across Washington Street from the Albany Carousel is no longer going to be drab or blank.

Fun on a wall: It’s a changing scene

Written December 21st, 2022 by Hasso Hering

A week ago I found myself in the back parking lot of the Habitat for Humanity Restore off Santiam Road, and I glanced again at the folk art on the outside of the Albany Skatepark.

Second Avenue mural: Here’s the artist

Written November 9th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With the general election mercifully over, let’s meet Eileen Hinckle, the Corvallis artist, as she continues working on her mural on Second Avenue in Albany.

On Second Avenue, blank wall now has art

Written November 1st, 2022 by Hasso Hering

For the past few days I had been been hoping to catch up with the artist who created a new mural on Second Avenue in Albany. And late on Tuesday I did.

Giving credit for public art … and it’s free!

Written June 13th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

When I reported on the remarkable new mural at the Albany Skatepark on June 1, I could not find a clue to who had painted it. Thanks to a reader’s suggestion I now have information on that point.

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