Local business celebrates art
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Local business celebrates art

Local artist Leigh Pawling works on a mural on the Wet Paint Printing + Design building. The mural is titled ‘Art in Progress,’ and features the process of the art as well as the art itself. ‘Art in Progress,’ the newest mural on Wet Paint Printing + Design’s Horton Street building, was recently finished. ‘Art in Progress,’ the newest mural on Wet Paint Printing + Design’s Horton Street building, was recently finished. WILKES-BARRE — Driving past Wet Paint Printing + Design, at 152 Horton St., one is bound to notice the building. Painted black and covered in art, owner Stephen Taren hopes the site impacts the community. “I celebrate art. I want to share something with the neightborhood — this neighborhood needs life and color,” Taren said. “The pleasure I get from this building is the art that I can share, and I don’t really care how much it costs.” All of the art on the Wet Paint building is either vinyl work by Taren or painted by local artist Leigh Pawling, and each piece holds meaning, they said. The building’s newest mural, titled “Art in Progress” and painted by Pawling, is meant to celebrate pop art, youth and […]

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