Mural Unveiling Celebration

Mural Unveiling Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the addition of a new mural to grace the roof line of the Beacon Sky-Bar and contribute to the skyline of our city. Meet Eric B. Ricks – the talented local artist behind it, be a part of the official signing ceremony and enjoy a wonderful evening in the company of artists, art lovers and creativity seekers with a backdrop of stunning city views and summer sunset.
5:30p – 7p: Official signing ceremony of the finished mural. Meet & Greet with the artist, plus see his unique rose sculptures made from aerosol cans; which are individual pieces of art in their own right.
Soak up the summer sun from plush lounge chairs and refresh with a cooling spritz or specialty cocktail at the Beacon Sky Bar rooftop.

Eric B. Ricks // Mural Artist, Photographer, & Sculptor

Eric B. Ricks, Originally from Liberia, is a celebrated muralist, sustainable arts creative, and founder of Phoenix Fine Arts & Design. Always evolving, Ricks is a focused and expressive student of the arts. Early on, Eric embraces photography, later gravitating to the fine arts where he explored traditional canvas painting with oil and acrylic mediums. After briefly studying film photography in college, Ricks became immersed in the culture and aesthetics of the aerosol street art scene, his passion for painting on canvas, crossed paths with the hip-hop and graffiti culture.

Eric has been commissioned for both public and private entities, including, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Murals DC, Busboys
and Poets, Ben’s Chili Bowl, and many more.

Follow Eric B. Ricks @versatilevice