BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Community members came together Sunday night to celebrate a new mural in Baltimore’s Little Italy neighborhood.
Artist Donald Tyson El created the piece, which is on display near the intersection of Exeter and Bank streets.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Christopher James Engles Convicted Of First-Degree Murder In Shooting Death Of Taylor India Webb
Dozens came out to see the art, which was inspired by a picture on a wall in Tyson’s neighbor’s home.
The mural took nearly two months to finish. Work finished over the summer.READ MORE: Three Maryland Men Facing Federal Charges Related To $2.7M Unemployment Fraud Scheme
Tyson said it feels good to see people moved by his work, adding muralists don’t usually get a chance to talk to people about their art.
“This is the first time I’ve ever felt this feeling before,” he said. “It feels good.”MORE NEWS: Charles Street Promenade Set To Return Saturday, Sept. 25
Tyson has also painted murals for a number of Baltimore restaurants.