Gateway Mural Project
The 6,000 square feet Mural along Tully Rd was unveiled on August 1, 2019 at the 75th Santa Clara County fair- celebrating Santa Clara County’s 15 cities- painted by more than 20 local Artist . Lila Gamellos, The artist commissioned to direct the mural project, was selected partly due to an interesting anecdote she shared with the selection committee. A San Jose native, Lila was inspired to pursue a career as an artist after winning an art competition held at the 50th Santa Clara County Fair in 1994.
MONTE SERENO 1957
Thomas Kinkade inspired 5 artists to pay homage to different facets of Kinkade’s personality, artistic prowess and commercial success. First time mural painters Kachan Paranjpe Khadilkar and Ketaki Adi painted a pair of bridges over the doorway. Joseph Demaree captures his life studies while Francisco Ramirez and Lila Gamellos covered portraits of differing personality traits.