Zozobra and Santa Fe Fuego Head Off in New Mural for Fort Marcy Park
Unveiling for New Youth Artwork on Tuesday, August 30, at 1 p.m.
The City of Santa Fe’s Parks and Open Spaces Division has collaborated with the Santa Fe Waldorf School and the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe to provide a fun opportunity for youth artists and create artwork celebrating the Burning of Zozobra! Community members are invited to an unveiling event to see the new art on display at the Fort Marcy ballpark on Tuesday, August 30, at 1 p.m.*
Waldorf School students Kaieva Carpenter and Athena Rosser, both 10th graders, donated their skill, creativity, and time to paint a colorful and dynamic depiction of Old Man Gloom facing off with the Santa Fe Fuego, Santa Fe’s minor league baseball team. The Kiwanis Club donated the eight lightweight aluminum panels used for the mural, and the City purchased the paint and is responsible for the installation and removal of the panels.
The panels used for the piece range from 7’x2’ to 8’x2.5’, and will be hung adjacent to and above the ballfield concession stand at Fort Marcy Park. The installation will remain up through September.
*Attendees for the unveiling should park along Old Taos Highway or at Fire Station #1 as the Fort Marcy parking area will be closed for Zozobra event preparations.