Murals   The Works
RESEARCH has indicated that community arts projects such as murals encourage cohesion within a community. June McEwan has been working with communities for several years, helping them create art in public spaces. She has a remarkable ability to inspire the community into expressing their own ideas and views of how the mural should look, and then to to translate those ideas˜with the help of local residents,

Dalry Mural
  schoolchildren and workers˜into strong visual statements. The resultant works are viewed with pride by the local population; even the most cynical of observers are surprised when the murals are virtually untouched by graffiti or vandalism.
Mur3 (JPEG) One reason for this is June‘s insistence on community involvement and participation, which creates a strong sense of pride and ownership.

   Community murals enhance community spirit, encourage teamwork, and bring together members of the community in an exciting and creative way.
   June usually organises brainstorming workshops in local schools or neighbourhood centres from which stem the main ideas for the mural. She then develops these ideas and often enlists help from the community itself. The result is always an attractive and valued addition to the area‘s everyday life.

Mur4 (JPEG)

Previous Projects:

Perth & Kinross Council:
Youth Enquiry Service
Arts & Cultural Services
Leisure & Cultural Services
Drugs Project
Community Education
Social Work Dept.
Letham Sports Centre
Stirling Council:
Stirling Rangers Service
Scottish Natural Heritage

Mid-Scotland Environmental Education Forum (MSEEF)
Community projects:
Muirton Mural, Perth
Telfer Subway, Edinburgh
Murray Royal Hospital
School murals:
Perth Grammar Wing
St Johns PS, Perth
Goodlyburn PS, Perth
Letham PS, Perth
Perth Academy
Crieff High School
Crieff Primary School

Private commissions:
The Vivat Trust
National Children‘s Homes
Beazer Homes
Wimpey Homes
Auchingarroch Wildlife Centre
Logos Christian Fellowship
Bell‘s Sports Centre, Perth
Perth Leisure Pool
Historic Scotland
CATH Day Centre, Perth
Simpson & Brown Architects

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