Muralist to Complete One-Day Installation at Drifting Sands Hotel to Benefit Local Osprey Conservation Efforts

A daylong mural painting will be taking place this Friday, 8/9 at Drifting Sands Hotel in Ship Bottom. Evan Lovett, a muralist from Philly-based nonprofit Visual Urban Renewal & Transformation (VURT), will be painting an osprey and its surrounding environment on the first and second stories of the Hotel’s north efficiency wall.

Lovett’s efforts will be filmed for a documentary, potentially airing on Animal Planet, highlighting local osprey conservation efforts.

The painting will start at 10:00am at 119 East 9th Street in Ship Bottom, NJ, and should wrap up around 8pm that evening.

I’ve included a full advisory with details below. Please let me know if you can make it, thanks!

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Muralist to Complete One-Day Installation at Drifting Sands Hotel to Benefit Local Osprey Conservation Efforts

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ (August 7, 2019) – Drifting Sands Hotel will host muralist Evan Lovett, from Philadelphia-based nonprofit Visual Urban Renewal & Transformation (VURT), for a daylong mural painting on August 9, 2019. Lovett will paint a two-story osprey scene on the north efficiency wall of the hotel as part of an osprey conservation documentary. The public is encouraged to stop by to watch the scene come to life.

WHEN: Friday, August 9th from 10am-8pm

WHERE: Drifting Sands Hotel, 119 East 9th Street, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

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WHO:
Evan Lovett, VURT (artist)
Mary McGill, Director of Sales and Marketing, Drifting Sands Hotel
Bonnie Shearin, General Manager, Drifting Sands Hotel

WHY: Lovett’s work will be filmed as part of a documentary, proposed to air on Animal Planet, on ospreys and environmentalists’ efforts to reestablish them locally.

Contact: Kim Wootteon at 410.302.6822, kwootteon@bwdc.com

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