Skyline On a Skyline: Artist Gets to Work Sprucing Up Myrtle-Facing Fowler Wall 

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Harrison Berry

Over the weekend, people began to notice there was a little more color on the Myrtle Street-facing side of The Fowler building in the Central Addition: streaks of blue at first, then some yellow and pink, and finally the outline of what looks like a house.

Portland, Oregon-based artist David Carmack Lewis got started painting the side of The Fowler on July 21, and now, he's in a race against time to get it finished.

click to enlarge - David Carmack Lewis plans to incorporate much of the vast gray space on the side of the Fowler into his mural. -  - HARRISON BERRY
  • Harrison Berry
  • David Carmack Lewis plans to incorporate much of the vast gray space on the side of the Fowler into his mural.
"I have the lift until September first, so I have to be done by then," he said.

The Fowler doesn't have many windows on its Myrtle-facing side due to interior hallways, and Lewis said he plans to incorporate the gray face of that side of the building into his mural so he won't have to paint over the entire exterior.

Lewis has worked in Boise before, having painted the mural on the Watercooler Building downtown.

In the end, the mural will cover approximately 40 percent of the building closest to Myrtle Street, and work its exterior features like windows into a stylized depiction of the Boise Foothills against a partly cloudy sky. Check out his rendering of the finished product below:

click to enlarge - David Carmack Lewis plans to have completed his mural by Saturday, Sept. 1. -  - DAVID CARMACK LEWIS
  • David Carmack Lewis
  • David Carmack Lewis plans to have completed his mural by Saturday, Sept. 1.
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