Charlotte public art: Mural painters talk vandalism, graffiti

For artists whose canvases are displayed on the walls of museums, the likelihood that their work will be defaced is low.

But what about the artists whose canvases are exterior walls?

Recently, an uptown mural was defaced. The artwork promotes diversity and depicts women of all ages, races and sexual orientations. It takes up an entire wall of AerialCLT at 801 N. Tryon St.

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Artist Nick Napoletano had to repaint his mural after it was vandalized on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Keilen Frazier [email protected]

Painted in 2017, the piece took two months to complete and had remained untouched by vandals

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Panthers Travel to Charlotte for ACC Football Kickoff Media Day

Panthers Travel to Charlotte for ACC Football Kickoff Media Day

7/20/2021 1:00:00 PM

PITTSBURGH—Head coach Pat Narduzzi will be joined by senior quarterback Kenny Pickett, senior defensive end Deslin Alexandre and sophomore wide receiver Jordan Addison as Pitt’s representatives at the 2021 ACC Football Kickoff media day this Wednesday at The Westin Charlotte in North Carolina.
 
Narduzzi and Pitt’s trio of players flew down to Charlotte on Tuesday ahead of a full day of preseason media activities that the conference has organized for Coastal Division teams on Wednesday.
 
New ACC commissioner Jim Phillips will open the 2021 ACC

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