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Fertile Ground

Photo Credits:  "Fertile Ground" © 2009 Meg Saligman, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. All rights reserved. Photo: Oxide Design Co. © 2009
Photo Credits:  "Fertile Ground" © 2009 Meg Saligman, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. All rights reserved. Photo: Oxide Design Co. © 2009
Photo Credits:  "Fertile Ground" © 2009 Meg Saligman, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. All rights reserved. Photo: Oxide Design Co. © 2009
Finished in 2008

by: Meg Saligman
Medium: Mural
Dimensions: 70' x 328'

Location

Downtown
Eastern wall of the Energy Systems Inc building on 13th and Webster

Description

Mural

Additional Information

The Omaha Mural Project Fertile Ground is a creation of internationally renowned mural artist Meg Saligman. Saligman’s work tells the story of Omaha’s past, present, and future by featuring historical references, present-day communities, and portraying the passage of time with a unique “back to front” rather than “left to right” composition. At 32,500 sq ft, the mural is the largest public art project in the history of the city of Omaha as well as the largest singly funded mural in the nation. The mural features nearly 50 Omahans who were photographed at locations across the city. Each mural character symbolizes an aspect of life in Omaha.