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Mauricio Ramirez: visual artist

Meet Mauricio Ramirez, the artist behind the Wisconsin Avenue utility box murals

Mauricio Ramirez is a visual artist from Chicago who is currently residing in Milwaukee to work on the Wisconsin Avenue utility box murals that began on July 11.

Ramirez is known nationwide for his art and has done work for major corporations such as VitaminWater, Microsoft and more. He has now brought his talent to Milwaukee as he has created 20 murals for 10 utility boxes along Wisconsin Avenue. The pieces reflect the history of the key Downtown drag – and the future that is to come.

Hear what he has to say about the inspiration behind a few of the murals in this exclusive OnMilwaukee video.


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