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Town of Colors 2023

Bringing Public Art to Charles City

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Love Letter to Charles City

This is the biggest mural to date at over 90' long! Its located at 200 N. Main St. and was painted by Molly Keen. Its full of whimsy and depicts bridges in Charles City, literally and figuratively.

Furniture Barn Mural

Located on the North side of the Furniture Barn at 101 9th St., an enchanting scenic drive through the seasons, from spring to winter painted by Andrea Ehrhardt. This mural honors the founder of the Furniture Barn and his love for motorcycles.

2023 Mural Artists


Andrea Ehrhardt is a muralist currently living in Rogersville, Missouri. After studying business and painting at Missouri State University, Andrea went on to start her own commercial painting company called Paint it Red Studios, LLC, in 2013. She got her start painting logos and murals for Bass Pro Shops in their newly opening stores all over North America.

For 13 years, Molly Keen has traveled worldwide, transforming empty urban walls into activated community public artworks. Her works are colorful and playful and can be seen throughout 23 countries and 38 cities worldwide. Since graduating with a BFA from Washington State University in 2010, Keen has spent her career traveling the world, painting over 60 large-scale murals. For the past two years, Keen has traveled from mural to mural in VanGo, the mural mobile.

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2023 Sponsors and Supporters 


CED Grant




Nancy Clarke

Ann & James Lundquist

Linda Wolff


Dean & Marcie Andrews Family Endowment Fund


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