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Shanequa Gay and Jessica Caldas Paint Murals in Cabbagetown for Forward Warriors

Posted On July 11, 2017

MFA candidates Shanequa Gay and Jessica Caldas were both participating artists in the Forward Warriors mural project this July. This year, artists took to the streets of Cabbagetown to leave their mark. The Forward Warriors project was first held in 2009 at Castleberry Hill, initiated by artist Peter Ferrari. Each year, artists are selected to come together for do a “live performance” and mural creation in Atlanta’s creative neighborhoods.

For more information on the event, visit http://local.creativeloafing.com/publication/best-of-atlanta/2016/poets-artists-and-madmen/best-interactive-art-event/award/forward-warrior 

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Shanequa Gay and her son work on her mural in Cabbage town (from the Creative Loafing Instagram account)