Some of SoCal’s best mural artists enjoyed a celebratory evening at the home of donors Jennifer and Jay Levitt for the Murals of La Jolla Annual Thank You Dinner for Mural Makers and Wall Sponsors.
THE PARTY The Murals of La Jolla Annual Thank You Dinner for Mural Makers and Wall Sponsors was held at the home of Jennifer and Jay Levitt on Jan. 21. Murals of La Jolla, conceived in 2010, commissions public art projects on private property and demonstrates that commissioning artists to create works for public spaces brings energy and vitality to a community. THE SCENE Eleven mural artists were in attendance: Raul Guerrero, Kelsey Brookes, Roy McMakin, Jean Lowe, Kim MacConnel, Heather Gwen Martin, Marcos Ramírez ERRE, Victoria Fu, Byron Kim, Philipp Scholz Rittermann and Steven Hull. THE HIGHLIGHTS Guerrero spoke about his work, and his proposal for his upcoming mural was unveiled. MIHO Catering Company provided a menu that included a raw seafood bar, roast rack of lamb, grilled prawns pomodoro, swiss chard and goat cheese ravioli, plus sweet bites such as butterscotch budino jars and mini pavlova with macerated berries. -Karen Rose
Photos by Boyd Harris Photographs