Cooper’s nod to Poe here is thick with tension, mystery, and visceral descriptions of the protagonist’s creepy predicament. She gives you a frightening blend of details and questions, leaving you to wonder exactly what is going on, just like the young woman in the story.
“Art-o-mat is made of nostalgia, magic, and art. How could you not want to be a part of that? I remember walking past drab olive or brown colored versions of these machines everywhere I went as a kid. Art-o-mat’s founder, Clark Whittington, coated that childhood memory in flashy hotrod paint and filled it with an element of surprise, and art!” ~ Chad Beroth
2015 brought the mural to new heights in the South. The Richmond Mural Project in Virginia, which has an admirable goal of creating 100 murals