New Mural: This Hertel Alley Mural by Chuck Tingley Honors Essential Workers

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on May 21, 2020


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The mural is complete! Thank you to all of our essential and frontline workers. ❤️ Shout out to council member Joel Feroleto and Catherine Schweitzer of the Baird Foundation for making this happen. Spray paint on exterior cement block, Hertel Alley, Buffalo, NY . . . #artflowsessions #artgram #creativityfound #communityovercompetition #doitfortheprocess #carveouttimeforart #createcultivate #verilymoment #spraypaint #cylcollective #designsponge #mural #muralart #colorpop #artsanity #inspiremyinstagram #calledtobecreative #essentialworkers #muralartist #hertelalley #frontlineworkers #buffalony #art_we_inspire #art_collective #postitfortheaesthetic #colorcrushcreative #streetart #instartist

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There’s a new street art mural in town, Buffalo! Hertel Alley’s latest work of art by local artist, Chuck Tingley serves as a public tribute to Western New York’s frontline workers who are giving so much during this unprecedented time, as well as a continued reminder of their commitment to and sacrifice for our community.

Frontline Workers Mural x Chuck Tingley

Frontline Workers Mural In Progress x Chuck Tingley.

The mural is located just off Hertel Avenue and Traymore in Hertel Alley (1235 Hertel Avenue in the Hertel Alley, Buffalo, NY 14216). Hertel Alley is a long alleyway full of murals along both sides and well worth a visit if you’re looking to check out a lot of street art all at once.


“The Baird Foundation is thrilled to partner with Council Member Joel Feroleto and Chuck Tingley to provide financial support for this inspiring mural as a lasting tribute to our essential workers. Mr. Tingley is graciously donating his time and talent, and it’s The Baird Foundation’s honor and privilege to fund his supplies and expenses,” said Catherine F. Schweitzer, Executive Director, The Baird Foundation.

Bravo to all who collaborated to make this new mural possible!

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Written by Step Out Staff

A group of Step Out Buffalo team members worked together to create this post from research and writing to editing and imagery. Thanks for reading!
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