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Main Street mural highlights Gloucester women

A new mural by Bridget Cimino of Baltimore, Maryland, will be showcased on Gloucester Main Street at 6769 Main Street. The building, owned by Kay Van Dyke, is the same building where the T.C. Walker mural is located, but the new mural is being placed on the opposite side.

The mural is a part of the Cook Foundation’s 25th anniversary celebration that is underway. The mural will represent 250 years of women in and from Gloucester contributing to the county, Virginia, and the United States of America. Eight women will be featured in the mural and their names will be released at a later date.

“The mural features women from Gloucester who represent historic firsts, and achievements and serve as inspiration for past, present, and future generations,” noted Cook Foundation executive director Elizabeth Blackney.

Cimino attended The Maryland Institute College of Art, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Art. She has worked as an artist doing decorative paintings, historica...

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