RRTV In The Community: Painting It Tucson
Tucson, Arizona- Roadrunners Mural Artist Alejandra Trujillo began this week at the Boys & Girls Clubs on 3155 E Grant Road. As part of a larger beautification project for the Boys & Girls Clubs campus with several community partners, the mural is being painted on a storage container next to the DEK Hockey Rink at the club that was unveiled by the Roadrunners in 2018.
About the Artist
Alejandra Trujillo was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and raised in Nogales, Arizona. She makes her home in Tucson with her husband and three children. She draws inspiration for her art from her past, her present, and what she wants for our future. She is so grateful for the love and appreciation she receives from those who come upon her art and the patrons who support her. She feels that Tucson is the perfect community to nurture her artistic soul.
Notable Murals in Southern Arizona By Alejandra Trujillo
Hub Love Mural on Congress Street in Tucson
Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area mural-Nogales Sonora Border
Silversmith House Murals on Historic Silversmith House Tucson
McCoy Goddess Mural at Hotel McCoy
El Pais Motel Mural
About the Roadrunners
Entering their seventh season owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes as their AHL affiliate, the Roadrunners have welcomed nearly 700,000 fans to cheer them on at Tucson Convention Center since 2016. As proud members of the Southern Arizona community, the Roadrunners and Roadrunners Give Back, a branch of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, take pride in supporting all community organizations with donations, volunteerism and public appearances by: Executives, Coaches, Players and the team’s Mascot Dusty. On the ice, the Roadrunners have secured Pacific Division Championships in two of their first six seasons. 46 Roadrunners have also played for the Coyotes since the team’s inception.
The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation, preservation and advancement of the Arts. SAACA strengthens the bonds between people, place and purpose through collaborative, arts-driven experiences. To date, SAACA has created over 300,000 arts-driven experiences, from innovative community festivals and cultural celebrations to creative sector development, and accessible arts enrichment programs.