Part two, up close and personal viewing of the Hope Family Services center that is a haven of help for abused women and children.
"Not only does it help get the word out, but it also took a building that was fairly boring and made it look beautiful," Lynch said. "It's fun, bright colors. ... What we deal with every day does not make you smile, it's sad. People who come to us are at the end of their rope. It's nice that a community of artists said 'Let's cheer you up, let's make you smile.'"
Ferran said the project was done by both freelance artists and some artists from VMI Media Group. Artists of diverse cultural backgrounds and ages, and from other cities including Tampa and Sarasota also participated in the project, he said. comments from Bradenton Herald writer, Mariam Valverde
If you enlarge the photos you can see the doors, windows, power boxes that are painted over and disappear from sight.