Name: Crystal Vielula
Location: Alamo Square #7
Crystal Vielula is a San Francisco based queer artist and art educator. Crystal has been involved as a muralist with Clarion Alley Mural Project for over 10 years and her current LGBTQ Pride mural is one of the most photographed in the city. Recently her work has been profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle and on KQED Arts and Broke Ass Stewart. She had a reoccurring column on the Bold Italic featuring interviews and illustrated portraits of interesting people in San Francisco called Drawn from the City that is currently being re-run on Broke Ass Stewart and she is the creator of 5 self-published coloring books. She works with a variety of mediums including but not limited to collage, painting, pen and ink, acrylic, textiles and is presently diving into the world of experimental film and performance.
Crystal’s mural is titled Radiating Hope, and Crystal says “Hope is a bright spot that can radiate outwards, it's something that can be shared, uplifting our communities to ignite action and create real change.”