Artist: John Pugh
Location: 119 King St, La Crosse, WI 54601
West facing wall of the Pump House Regional Arts CenterOn this mural, you will find the faces of ordinary La Crosse residents which include: the college-aged artist, the group of Hmong women, the Ho-Chunk elder, and the German frau serving steins of beer. You will find their faces are among physical elements which represent La Crosse: the bluffs, Mississippi River, a riverboat, and other elements of nature.
The goal of this mural was to inspire more people to be a part of and enjoy the art community. The mural was funded by the city, a National Endowment of the Arts grant, and private donations.