R Space in Time

Submitted by Janet Mueller

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Client: R House

Location: Miami, FL, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $500

Project Team

Client

Rocco Carulli

R House

Client

Owen Bale

R House

Artist

Janet Mueller

Individual Artist

Overview

The owners of a business selected my entry for the opportunity to paint a mural on the side of a building facing a courtyard. It is 93 feet long x 15 feet high. I mixed various shades of exterior latex paints before applying it to the wall with paint brushes. Using a garden hose with an attachment, I misted the wet paint to create effects.

Goals

The clients wanted an abstract painting for daytime diners in a courtyard to enjoy. During the night, the wall is lit, creating an exciting backdrop for diners or guests at private parties.

Process

The owners supplied all paint, scaffolding, ladders, a long hose and an hydraulic lift. Their artistic vision, collaboration and assistance was tremendous.

Additional Information

From Chef Rocco Carulli, R House features casual American/Mediterranean/Asian dining with a twist: inside is an gallery, plus live DJs and music. 2727 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami. www.rhousewynwood.com