Photo by J Spinney
A woman's face is painted with shades of blue. She stares forward. A warm-toned bird shadows half of her face. To the right of the mural is the "Gritty to Pretty" logo.
Artist(s): Jon Cruz

Mural by Jon Cruz

Completed: 2023

This mural was painted in 2023 by Jon Cruz (@blazentattoo). Cruz is a multidisciplinary artist based in Gatineau, Quebec.

Located at “The Hub” at 1580 Grafton Street, this mural was created for the Halifax Mural Festival. Funding was provided by the Gritty to Pretty grant program, an initiative of the Downtown Halifax Business Commission. The logo for the program is visible to the right of this mural.

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Where to Find This Mural

Location: 1580 Grafton Street Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C2 Get Directions

Accessibility: The Hub is located in an empty lot and is lined with murals. The area is unpaved yet relatively flat. The surrounding area has some steep hills.