Cabbage Rose Love

Seemingly painted in 1996, the artist Ryan Dineen has kept this mural in lovely condition.

Artist: Ryan Dineen
Artist: Ryan Dineen

Located in Cabbagetown, the mural has been well documented in its many years of life.

Artist: Ryan Dineen
Artist: Ryan Dineen

The cabbages look like big, fat green roses to me. The apple temptation, well, what do you think?

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Artist: Ryan Dineen
Artist: Ryan Dineen
Artist: Ryan Dineen
Artist: Ryan Dineen

Pics taken by Resa, on May 2o , 2014

Toronto, Canada

Iceland & Canada

Winnipeg celebrates Canada’s Icelandic settlers, the first arriving in 1873-75,  in this gorgeous mural.

Artist: Dave Carty
Artist: Dave Carty

They originally settled in Gimili, Manitoba, about one hour from Winnipeg.

Artist: Dave Carty
Artist: Dave Carty

Depicted below, the Vikings from Iceland came around 896 AD , but were not able to survive at that time.

Artist: Dave Carty
Artist: Dave Carty

Located at 536 Ellice Avenue, this well kept mural was painted in 1999.

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Here’s the story!

Artist: Dave Carty
Artist: Dave Carty

As mentioned in the above Saga, Charlie Thorson,  “Cartoon Charlie” second generation Canadian, became a famous animator responsible for many characters, including “Bugs Bunny”.

Artist: Dave Carty
Artist: Dave Carty

Pics taken by: Resa – April 18, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

Steve McQueen – Bullitt

MIKE’S GENERAL STORE Face 4. 

In 2011, a painting of this Steve McQueen – Bullitt – movie poster was added onto an outcrop.

Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton

Here is the side, originally done in 1999, with the 2011 addition. The prairie sun was my usual foil.

Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton

Steve McQueen was the epitome of cool! He was only 50 when he passed away from Mesothelioma.

Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton

Pics taken by: Resa – April 21, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Mike’s General Store

The Murals of Winnipeg

Vintage Dreams

MIKE’S GENERAL STORE: In business since 1979, here is Face 3 of this wonderful freehand piece by artist Chris R. Easton.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

Is this “FAY WRAY” here?

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

I went to Mike’s website today. What a fun place!

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton

I luv the Popeye!

Artist: Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton

Pics taken by: Resa – April 21, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Mike’s General Store

The Murals of Winnipeg

Of Treasure & Trash

MIKE’S GENERAL STORE: Face #2. At 52 St. Anne’s Road, you can sell or you can buy Vintage Collectables.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

This part of the mural seems vintage 1950’s or 60’s.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

The store was closed on the Easter weekend day I was there, otherwise I would have gone in and tried to meet Mike or Barb.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

OMG! It looks like “CHARLIE CHAPLIN” is peeking around the corner of Face 3..

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist: Chris R. Easton

Pics taken by: Resa – April 21, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Mike’s General Store

The Murals of Winnipeg

Keith Richards & Neil Young

MIKE’S GENERAL STORE IS A WINNIPEG FIXTURE. 

Face 1 of 4 starts with “Keith Richards”. This vintage store weaves its fab mural around 3 sides of a building.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

it appears “Neil Young is also on the scene.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

It’s about vintage records, and Neil has discovered a “Guess Who” album. In 2011 when Keith & Neil were added to this mural mostly painted in 1999, the famous Winnipeg band was also very vintage.

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

Face 2 is next up on GLaM!

Artist(s): Chris R. Easton
Artist(s): Chris R. Easton

 This sweet image is on a small indent wall, and intros’ Face 2.

Mikes1 #8b

Pics taken by: Resa – April 21, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Mike’s General Store

The Murals of Winnipeg