Petersburg muralist finishes latest work
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Tammie Wales talks about her new nature-themed river mural at the Trading Union in downtown Petersburg. EdSchoenfeld/CoastAlaska News photo.
Petersburg artist Tammie Wales has completed a new mural.
It’s on the front wall of The Trading Union, to the right of another mural she painted earlier this summer.
CoastAlaska’s Ed Schoenfeld visited with Wales at the mural site. Here’s part of that interview.
A fishing bear image from Tammie Wales’ new Trading Union mural.
Wales also created a mural for the Parks and Recreation Department, which she donated to help let people know about her art.
Wales is originally from California and moved to Petersburg last year.
Mural artist Tammie Wales, right, poses with Kathy Randrup, who helped paint, at the new Trading Union mural.
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