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Murals of Pittsboro

Updated: Apr 30

There’s a new kid in town.  Thomas Begley, former art teacher, just moved to Pittsboro from Vermont.  He came down to the Plant where I work because he wanted to do a mural.


That’s how this began.  Looks like I’m back into another mural project.


Thomas and I have been going around and around about murals for months, and when we bumped into the topic of the other murals in Pittsboro, this writing project began.


What started as a text to Thomas, lead to a trip to Circle City Book and Music to learn something about the provenance of the bookshelf on the wall.  Then another visit.  Out comes the camera. Enter the rabbit hole.


My “Letter to Thomas,” became a file—maybe more like a dossier.  That’s what this is.  It’s a dossier for Thomas. Giving him some background, some dates and some stories about the artists and the murals of Pittsboro.


All errors and omissions are mine. Here's the list as I see it:

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