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Juneteenth Mural on Highline Stages by New York Academy of Art Artist Carl Keita and Oluwatosin Adesanya

Juneteenth Mural Unveiled Today in the Meatpacking District

Today in the Meatpacking District, artists Carl Keita and Oluwatosin Adesanya unveiled a new mural for Juneteenth today. Both artists are affiliated with the New York Academy of Art.

The work was commissioned by Alina Lundry, owner of Highline Stages, and a board member and longtime supporter of the New York Academy of Art.

Carl is a draughtsman from Cote d’Ivoire and just completed his first year of the graduate MFA program at the Academy. Oluwatosin (Tosin) is a Nigerian-American painter and recent graduate of the Academy as of June 2020. She was a recipient of the Mickalene Thomas Scholarship while there.

Juneteenth Mural on Highline Stages by New York Academy of Art Artist Carl Keita and Oluwatosin Adesanya
Juneteenth Mural on Highline Stages by New York Academy of Art Artist Carl Keita
Juneteenth Mural on Highline Stages by New York Academy of Art Artist Oluwatosin Adesanya
Juneteenth Mural on Highline Stages by New York Academy of Art Artist Oluwatosin Adesanya
Juneteenth Mural on Highline Stages by New York Academy of Art Artist Oluwatosin Adesanya