Walls of Wittenberg: The Big Picture (2007) (East Side)

Photographed April 25, 2015
Completed 2007 / Created by Artist Alicia Rheal and Artist Shannon Becker
Wittenberg, Shawano County, Wisconsin

The walls of Hanke's Super Valu on Reed Street now explode with color, celebrating the rich agricultural history of our area. The Painted Ladies of Madison, WI created this mural. Agriculture and art students at Wittenberg/Birnamwood High School brainstormed with the artists to plan the mural. A summer school art class joined the Painted Ladies in executing the mural. The Hanke family, past and present, greet you as does Floyd Doering, a leader in the FFA locally, in the state and nationally. This was completed in the summer of 2007.
NOTE: See also, Walls of Wittenberg: The Big Picture (2007) (North Side).

The mural is located on the east side of a building located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Howard Street and West Reed Street, at 100 West Reed Street, Wittenberg, Wisconsin 54499.

Walls of Wittenberg, Inc.

Walls of Wittenberg: Alicia Rheal
Alicia has over 3 decades of experience painting for theatre, opera, ballet, television, business and residential. She has worked on various productions for national theatre including the Chicago Lyric Opera, Houston Opera , Houston Ballet, New York City Opera, Broadway and the Pittsburgh Ballet. Alicia has also created and painted murals for many Wisconsin businesses including the Prairie Bookshop in Mt. Horeb, the Dodgeville/Iowa Chamber of Commerce, Folklore Village and EPIC headquarters in Verona. 
For further information and photos of Alicia's past and recent creative expressions visit: www.Rhealimagination.com.

Walls of Wittenberg: Shannon Becker
Shannon has been painting and designing for over 16 years including theatre, opera, fine art (oil abstractions), commercial murals and signage and residential specialty interiors. She has worked on numerous productions for the Children's Theatre of Madison, Summer Drama School, The Madison Repertory Theatre, Savoyards, Mercury Players Theatre and The Madison Opera. She has also been the Production Manager and Props Master for CTM, a makeup artist for the Madison Opera, and the Manager and Bookkeeper for Burnie's Rock Shop in Madison. Her other talents include jewelry design, metalsmithing, color consulting and Feng Shui.
The foregoing Walls of Wittenberg, Inc. website content used with gracious permission.

The Walls of Wittenberg are located in Wittenberg, Wisconsin.

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