Heidi Wolfe has created another community mural, this time at Glen Oaks Community College.
The college contacted Wolfe in July to create a mural on the retaining wall south of the college entrance.
“They came to me to create beauty on (the retaining wall),” Wolfe said. “That’s one of my biggest goals as an artist: take unwanted areas and turn them into nostalgic destinations.”
The goal of college officials was to turn the wall into a place to highlight school colors and Vikings nickname, Wolfe said.
As she and partner Eric Burmeister painted, students walked past and occasionally yelled, “Go Vikings!” Wolfe said.
Burmeister’s background is in vehicle and product design. That helps Wolfe to balance her painting creativity with Burmeister’s technical skill.
“We both revere vintage typography and advertising,” Wolfe said. “We both create with the…