Taking Root by Mona Caron
Taking Root
Murale Clownesco by Mona Caron
Murale Clownesco
Curitiba bike flower - Mona Caron
Bike Flower in Curitiba
The Market St. Railway Mural
The Market Street Railway Mural
Manifestation Station by Mona Caron
Manifestation Station
Noe Valley Mural East by Mona Caron
Noe Valley Mural East
Noe Valley Mural West by Mona Caron
Noe Valley Murals - West wall
Windows Into the Tenderloin by Mona Caron
Windows Into the Tenderloin
Duboce Bikeway Mural by Mona Caron
Duboce Bikeway Mural
The Botanical Mural by Mona Caron
The Botanical Mural
Mural in Cochabamba, Bolivia by Mona Caron
Mural in Cochabamba, Bolivia
Brisbane Mural by Mona Caron
Brisbane Mural
El Camino
Detail of San Mateo County Museum commission - by Mona Caron
San Mateo County History Museum Mural
Stream of Life by Mona Caron
Stream of Life

Murals

These are murals designed in direct response to each specific location's community, landscape and history. Several of these murals contain areas with intricate miniature details. These narrate local history, visualize future possibility, and/or chronicle the social life of the mural’s surroundings. Countless storytelling details in there emerge spontaneously while painting, through direct, ongoing dialog with the artwork's hosting communities.

Take a closer look within each mural's gallery!

Taking Root by Mona Caron
A mural featuring the first tiny wildflower that made it back to the once barren piece of land it stands on, after its rehabilitation from industrial pollution. Its roots contain detailed paintings representing the land's history and community.
Murale Clownesco by Mona Caron
This mural is dedicated to the legendary Swiss Clown Dimitri, to his extended family of acrobatic performers and musicians, and to the Dimitri School, in Switzerland.
Curitiba bike flower mural - Mona Caron
A mural created for the 2014 World Bicycle Forum in Curitiba, Brazil, celebrating the blossoming of the city through its embrace of lighter-treading means of every-day transportation...
Market Street Railway Mural by Mona Caron
One continuous, 180-degree bird's eye view of San Francisco's Market Street, divided vertically into sections revealing the place within different historical periods, from the 1920's to the present, and into an imaginary future.
Manifestation Station by Mona Caron
When you look at this box from a specific point and distance, its perspective lines will match the background, providing a glimpse into an alternative reality.
Noe Valley Mural East by Mona Caron
This is the Eastern wall of a diptych at the site of a weekly farmer's market. It contains vignettes showing the neighborhood in the past, and in a utopian future fantasy.
Noe Valley Mural West by Mona Caron
This is the West side of a mural diptych at the site of a San Francisco farmers market. Its detailed area juxtaposes two different neighborhoods that share the same street: The Mission and Noe Valley.
Windows Into the Tenderloin by Mona Caron
This mural has several "windows" through which you can see intricate views of the street life of this particular corner of the Tenderloin District in San Francisco, along with its history, legends, and an imaginary future. 
Duboce Bikeway Mural by Mona Caron
A 6000 square foot mural celebrating the adjacent bikeway, which was the first street segment in San Francisco to be converted into a bicycle path. The long painting describes a bicyclists' route crossing San Francisco from East to West.
The Botanical Mural by Mona Caron
This mural features greatly magnified botanical illustrations of locally occurring tiny wild plants, both native species and weeds, at different stages of growth and decay. Some of the plants featured were found growing in the cracks of the sidewalk...
Mural in Cochabamba, Bolivia by Mona Caron
Painted by invitation of the Federation of Factory Workers of Cochabamba, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Water War, in which the local population rose up and stopped the takeover of Bolivia's water supply by the multinational Bechtel...
Brisbane Mural by Mona Caron
This mural narrates the history of the small town of Brisbane, California. It features the native flora of nearby San Bruno Mountain, and a series of smaller pictures within it show the transformation of the land and communities there over time.
This 120 foot long mural uses the invasive mustard plant and its color as metaphors for El Camino Real, the mission trail, within a 60 foot map of indigenous people’s language groups.
Detail of San Mateo County Museum commission - by Mona Caron
A commission by the S. Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City, California, for the permanent exhibit called "The Immigrant Experience in San Mateo County."
Stream of Life by Mona Caron
  A stream of water in the forest becomes a stream of people in the city. Both are the key to the vitality of their environments... . .  .