Thursday, July 21, 2016

Mural: You're The Mom, Natalie - Springfield, MA

You're The Mom, 
Springfield, MA

N 42° 06.875 W 072° 33.319

Short Description: 

A mural in the You're The Mom series featuring Springfield resident Natalie Parrish is located on the Willard Avenue side of the building at 1072 State Street in Springfield, MA.

Long Description:

Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy has launched the ChildObesity180 "You're the Mom" campaign, that celebrates mothers for their important role in their family and community and to encourage mothers to make healthy food choices for their children.

As part of the program murals have been created by Boston artist Victor Quinonez, who goes by the professional name Marka27. This 10' high by 40' long mural has a mother as its central motif surrounded by flowers and geometric patterns against a black background. The mural bears the name and city of the mother and the inscription YOU'RE THE MOM. The lower left corner of the mural contains the URL address YOU'RE THE MOM.ORG and the message Use your mom-thority at mealtime.

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