Old started to give way to new this morning, as Kent artist and Kent Patch columnist blasted graffiti and old paint off the supports of the Haymaker Parkway overpass bridge.
Hullihen is the artist chosen to paint a new art mural on the supports and lintels of the bridge to celebrate and mark the spot of the , which holds its weekly open-air market in the shadows of the bridge on Franklin Avenue.
Using a power washer, Hullihen and a few volunteers worked to remove the old paint and graffiti to prep the surface for , which will incorporate scenes of the market and Kent’s history throughout.
The mural is expected to be finished this summer. To read Hullihen's coverage of the Kent arts scene, .