2019 Muni Art
Joining San Francisco Beautiful and the Poetry Society of America, the SFMTA announced the five winners of the 2019 Muni Art project, celebrating the theme "Connecting Our Community.”
The five winning artists will have their newly created work presented along with five poems selected by the Poetry Society of America, all by local poets, displayed on 100 Muni buses that will be transformed into rolling art galleries beginning in January 2019.
2019 Muni artists:
Bhavna Misra- Alameda:
Crystal Vielula - San Francisco:
Arthur Koch - San Francisco:
Nick Cook - High School Student, Marin:
Christine Weibel - San Francisco:
The theme this year, “Connecting Our Community” is a collaboration with The Poetry Society of America (sponsors of Poetry in Motion ®) who selected the five poems that each Muni artist will creatively interpret.
The five poets and poems are:
Francisco X. Alarcon - “One Big Family”, “Una Gran Familia”
Brenda Hillman - from “Time Problem”
Jane Hirshfield - “Optimism”
Cedar Sigo - from “Our Lives”
C. Dale Young - from “The Bridge”