Misty Blue by Andrew Hem (2017)

The Avenue Concept Providence Downtown Public Art Tour 2024

Misty Blue by Andrew Hem (2017)

Providence, Rhode Island 02906, United States

Created By: The Avenue Concept


Location: 118 Orange St.

The son of refugees from Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime, Hem was inspired by our city’s robust Cambodian community to create the image you see here. Working from a photo of a young girl he encountered in Cambodia, he set her against a dream-like forest full of trees and fireflies.

Material: C2 Paint

Artist IG: @andrewhem

Sponsors: Adler's Design Center & Hardware, City of Providence, INOPERAbLE, Marc Greenfield


How tall do you think this wall is? (45’)

What do you think is happening in this picture?

What do you think the young woman is thinking about?

What are the dots floating around the girl? Where is she?

What is your favorite color in the mural?

This point of interest is part of the tour: The Avenue Concept Providence Downtown Public Art Tour 2024


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