Join us for a mural installation by artist Melissa Courtney sponsored by the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin health network! Enjoy food, drink and shopping specials during the installation on Monday, Nov 18th and Tuesday, Nov 19th.
The mural will be located inside of the Mequon Public Market on the south wall of the building near Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. and Beans & Barley.
Melissa Courtney, a graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, has worked in the creative industry for 20 years. Her focus has been broad and diverse over 20 years, spanning from mentoring children and adults in the art processes, showing and selling paintings throughout the U.S. and Canada, and the business of art. Currently Courtney partners with Reginald Baylor Studio, a brand icon that manufactures, broadcasts and serves the creative industry culture.
Courtney’s designs can be found on products, interior and exterior landmarks under the Poindexter + Prissy name. She has a focus on vintage textiles, and iconic 1960’s
imagery. Courtney currently resides in Mequon.
“Reginald Baylor Studio and the lead artist; Melissa Courtney, under the Poindexter + Prissy brand is honored to work with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, as well as the Mequon Public Market on this “Bouquet of Wellness” installation.”
“We are excited to be a part of the Mequon Public Market at Spur 16 and to partner with local artists such as Melissa Courtney and the Reginald Baylor Studio,” said Steve Schooff, Director of Communications, Froedtert Health. “Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network is always looking for ways to partner with the communities we serve and we believe sponsoring a ‘bouquet of wellness in this
community gathering space aligns with our vision of connecting the communities we serve.”
Cindy Shaffer, Owner of Shaffer Development stated, “We are so appreciative to have Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin sponsor and support this dynamic mural by Melissa Courtney of Reginald Baylor Studio, one of our goals at Spur 16 and The Mequon Public Market is to incorporate art into our communities, this is just the beginning of many more art installations.”
The design of the mural at the Mequon Public Market was the result of a collaboration between Melissa Courtney and the Froedtert & MCW health network. Besides bringing a beautiful burst of color to the Mequon Public Market, the mural is meant to inspire health and wellness.