ARTESIA MURAL TRAIL

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116 W MAIN STREET

Inspired by a vintage travel postcard, artist Michael Fish created his own modern version in November 2021. The words were changed from “Greetings from” to “Welcome to” Artesia as the mural sits at the entry point into the Downtown District and quite literally welcomes you to town.

The design elements highlight aspects of Artesia's history and culturally significant landmarks, noteworthy individuals, and flora and fauna native to Southeast New Mexico, and include the two wells most important to Artesia's economy: artesian wells for farming & ranching, and the Illinois #3 well that launched the commercial oil & gas industry.  

ARTIST: Michael Fish

For more information on the Artist, Please visit:
artbyfish.org

 

Artesia Arts and Cultural District

THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF THE ARTESIA ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICT.
For More information on the Artesia Arts and Cultural District CLICK HERE.