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Chinatown Heritage Murals by Jeff Maltby


Chinatown Heritage Murals by Jeff Maltby
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Artwork DescriptionMural # 1 - The Lee Mong Kow Family (8' X 12')Mural # 2 - Chinese Public School, highlighting children from different time periods. (8' X 12')Mural # 3 - Herbalist Shop and street scene with children in the foreground. Two walls (13' X 12') and (16' X 10')
Artwork StatementTo honour the rich history of Chinatown and the people who first lived there, in particular, the Lee Mong Kow Family.

About Jeff Maltby

DatesMarch 13, 1963 in Soellingen, Germany
Artist BioJeff Maltby grew up in Trenton, Ontario and studied illustration at Sheridan College. His creative interests include portaiture, painting and drawing human figures. He also enjoys coastal landscapes of British Columbia, often painting on location in lush forest settings. Jeff enjoys creating life-like murals that draw the viewer into the image. His works are featured at Ellice Recycle and Victoria Landscape-Gravel Mart in addition to Chinatown.
Artist ResumeMostly self-taught, learning from other artists and books.

Details

Artwork TypeMural
MediumAll murals painted with exterior latex paint and clear coated with Exterior MSA Hard Varnish, made by Golden Products.
Dimensions1. (8' x 12') 2. (8' x 12') 3. (13' x 12') and (16' x 10')
Reference #3748
Site500 block of Fisgard Street. Lee Mong Kow Way; QV's and Forum Restaurant
Art CategoryCivic Public Art
Selection ProcessCivic: Acquisition by Council
Municipality/NeighbourhoodVictoria: Downtown

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