Local artists give Paint Brush Alley new theme based on the 1956 movie, “Giant”

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If you’ve taken a stroll through Downtown San Angelo, you’ve probably seen the breathtaking art that covers the walls of the buildings in its alleys. Downtown San Angelo incorporated and art in uncommon places have started the revitalization of Paint Brush Alley.


This Saturday and Sunday, local artist Justin Blair and other volunteer artists will be painting the alley for its new theme, which is based on the movie “Giant.” the motion picture was filmed in the West Texas town of Marfa in 1956. The artists will be painting from 11am until dark. Anyone is able to come and see them as they  do their  work.

Joy Thomas, CEO of Art in Uncommon Places said, “The artists will be complete with their work prior to may 7th, and there will be a grand opening on may 7th between 6-8 here in the alley.”


Over 40 artists showed up to paint on Saturday. Paint Brush Alley is located between Concho Avenue and Twohig on the 200 block of Irving St. The main entrance to the alley is between the Texas Theatre and the Firestone on Concho Avenue. 

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