On Saturday, August 22 the Westview Community Organization hosted a fundraising party at Historic Fire Station #17 for the South Gordon Community Garden. As part of the fundraising efforts attendees were asked to donate a minimum of $50 for entry, which would include food and beverages, live DJ entertainment, and a silent auction.
Between the fundraising party and prior fundraising efforts via the GoFundMe campaign about 43% of the $10,000 goal has been reached.
Georgia State University did a feature on their website about “Georgia State Artists Display Work Across Atlanta.” Hadley Breckenridge, an alumna of GSU, is one of the former students featured by the university for her artwork. Hadley participated in the Art on the BeltLine project three years in a row, all three of which can be found along Westview’s portion of the Atlanta BeltLine!
In 2011 her first piece, titled Enterchange, was painted along a retaining wall along Muse Street facing the Atlanta BeltLine. In 2012 she painted The Highball Artist on the Lucile Avenue bridge. In 2013 she revisited Enterchange by enlarging it to the remaining span of the retaining wall, as well as on the Muse Street facing wall.
To see Hadley Breckenridge and neighbors in action visit to the Westview Facebook page.
2013 marked the third year of Art on the BeltLine and also the third year artist Hadley Breckenridge worked on a mural in Westview. In her first year she worked on a colorful mural on a wall along Muse Street, facing the BeltLine corridor. In her second year she painted The Highball, another vibrant mural underneath the Lucile Avenue bridge. In her third year she returned to her first piece and extended it to cover the length of the remaining wall. Breckenridge tackled the large wall thanks to the help of her friends and neighbors, young and old.
To view photos of the mural being painted please visit our Westview Facebook page as well as Hadley Breckenridge’s Facebook page.