Photo by Buffalo Spree

Travel down some of Buffalo's streets these day and you're likely to find brightly colored murals on building facades. It's all part of what Buffalo Spree editor Elizabeth Licata says is "the year of the mural."  She joins WBFO's Mark Scott on this week's Press Pass to talk about public art.

Public art aims to promote health and wellness

Aug 7, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO News

Two public murals were unveiled at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Wednesday. The large-scale artworks were installed on the sides of a parking garage located between Goodrich and High streets in the city.

Photo from Buffalo Custom Art

A small group of local artists is joining the effort to stop blight by painting murals.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talked to Buffalo artist Amanda Hart who is leading this latest effort.