Guinn’s Gallery

Mural by David Guinn
Steve Weinik

Muralist David Guinn ’94CC brings fine art and unexpected vistas to the streets of Philadelphia. In Sartain Garden (2010), his swirling brushstrokes extend the natural boundaries of a community garden by adding lush foliage to an adjacent wall. “I wanted to achieve the spontaneous mark-making of a watercolor painting, but in a mural,” says the artist, who has painted over thirty wall installations in his hometown. Before street art became his calling, Guinn studied architecture at Columbia, an education that helped develop his eye for urban design. Today, he teaches fine art at Moore College of Art & Design and is the founder of Freewall, a space where muralists can showcase their creations.