The Creswell Chronicle -

By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Bayne Gardner: 'Superhero of Art,'

 

July 4, 2019

Jen Blue/The Creswell Chronicle

Bayne Gardner poses next to his most recent work in downtown Springfield, a "Groundskeeper Willie" theme from the TV show, "The Simpsons."

Muralist Bayne Gardner said he has been interested in the art form for as far back as he can remember. From 7 years old he remembered seeing '80s-style graffiti on TV and in his hometown.

"It was something I enjoyed seeing and was curious about how it happened," he said. "They seemed like superheroes of art."

Gardner's first large-scale project was commissioned – although unpaid – for his father's workspace, when he was 11. The project: A cowboy camping scene on a large piece of plywood. Now, Gardner has over 30 murals in Eugene and Springfield, and one in San Diego.

Locations of some o...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/23/2019 19:08