“We Are Survivors” Mural Unveiled at North Broad and Perry Streets Leon Rainbow’s latest COVID-19 inspired installation recognizes ALL essential workers TRENTON, NJ, November 16, 2020—Trenton graffiti artist Leon “Rain” Rainbow shared his inspiration for the third mural in his “We Are Survivors” series during an unveiling ceremony on November 12th on Perry Street at … Continue reading We Are Survivors Wall – Part 3
“We Are Survivors” COVID-Inspired Street Art Conveys a Message of Hope and Resilience Trenton’s acclaimed graffiti artist Leon “Rain” Rainbow responds to the coronavirus crisis with thought-provoking murals TRENTON, NJ, August 18, 2020 — Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, graffiti artists around the world have been using their powerful form of expression to … Continue reading We Are Survivors Wall – Part 2
When this crisis first started like many I was scared and it is uncomfortable to adjust to the necessary changes to our way of life. The #Covid19 virus crisis is like nothing I have ever experienced but I am grateful to have an outlet. #Art for me is not a hobby or a career it … Continue reading We Are Survivors Wall – Part 1
coLAB Arts gives thanks this year for its incredible community collaborations in New Brunswick, and its long time public art partnerships. Our resident mural artists have created exciting new installations around the city reflective of our communities, and we are excited to share them with you this week. Artist Leon Rainbow’s new mural, created in … Continue reading latido del Corazon de la ciudad Mural
ABOUT THE THREE MURALS This project was in partnership with Rider University’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion and Artworks Trenton. These walls are a product of a site-specific mural project including collaboration among three artists, three Rider students, and three Trenton students, as well as feedback from current students utilizing the Center. Led by Senior … Continue reading Rider Diversity Murals
(S)Heroes Among Us is on display at 3401 Filbert Street. The three new murals, painted by Priscilla Bell, Busta, and Leon Rainbow, celebrate a female leader in an Indigenous community. Leon Rainbow work reflected the quote “The abuse of women is well known in history and tells you a lot about what is happening to … Continue reading (S)Heroes Among Us
Created custom murals on the Rooftop Deck of At Southside Lofts at Town Center in Robbinsville, NJ. The murals The mural will is a conversation piece for residents and visitors alike. The eye-catching mural will adds interest and beauty to the new development.
When I moved to Trenton in 1997 the Old Trenton Neighborhood was comprised primarily of Latinos, most of which were Puerto Rican. Leon Rainbow would like to celebrate that heritage of the past but also give a nod to the future. Leon will lead a team of artists and community members to create Two amazing … Continue reading Roberto Clemente Pool House