Billboard live painting

July 11, 2014 2:33 p.m.  •  2 comments

Jesse Pierpoint, artist and creative director for Seven2, live-paints a portrait of Nelson Mandela on a billboard at 301 W. Main, Friday, July 11, 2014. Pierpoint’s interpretation of “legacy” is a project by Boom Creative and Global Credit Union and is part of the credit union’s Global Citizen campaign.

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Jessie Pierpoint begins work on the blank canvas near the corner of Main and Bernard, July 11, 2014, in Spokane.

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Spectators watch as Jessie Pierpoint works on the blank canvas.

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Supporters of Jessie Pierpoint gather near the corner of Main and Bernard to watch Pierpoint paint.

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Jessie Pierpoint adds yellow spray paint to the billboard.

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Onlookers gather to watch Jessie Pierpoint paint.

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A construction worker on the new Spokane Grand Hotel site gets his dance moves on as music blasts from across Main Avenue where Jessie Pierpoint paints his billboard.

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Jessie Pierpoint adds some finishing touches to his image of Nelson Mandela on his billboard project.

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Global Credit Union’s Mary Starkey, right, gives a thumbs up after photographing Christine Cresswell in front of Jessie Pierpoint’s billboard project.

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