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Here’s a quick Thursday-morning rundown of news from the local arts scene. Enjoy.
Civitan Mural Artist
The Civitan Foundation, which recently painted over the Rose Johnson mural on its building at 16th Street and East Thomas Road, has selected artist Isaac Caruso to create new artwork for the south-facing portion of the building. CEO Dawn Trapp expects the mural to go up in the next 30 to 60 days. The design will be driven in part by conversations with community members and may include visual elements that pay homage to Johnson and her art, according to art consultant Donna Isaac, who was brought in to assist with the mural project.
A new makerspace called Phoenix Forge opened at 535…