PUBLIC ART

Joplin Arts District Mural

Title: Joplin Arts District Mural

Artist(s): Andrew Batcheller and Linda Passeri

Location: Covert Electric Supply (202 North Main Street)

Date Completed: October 2020

Artist Statement: Joplin Arts District, a designation encompassing a 56-block area of downtown Joplin, received a colorful mural in the fall of 2020. Artists Andrew Batcheller and Linda Passeri created the piece on Covert Electric Supply’s building to welcome visitors to the district and inform them of what lies ahead. The whimsical scene incorporates symbolic elements that represent beloved area fixtures, such as Memorial Hall and Joplin’s Sunshine Lamp District. With more planned for the future, the mural is just one of many public art pieces to come.