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Sister Butterflies Mural


Artist: Mandy Lockwood, Debbie Koppman, Ben and Mira Lockwood-Johnston, Brian Cereban, Stella Santos, Sophie and Emily Espinoza
Location: Highway 13 and Mountain Blvd
Date Painted: 2016
Date Photographed: January, 2022
Description: tree and butterflies
Notes: details below, by Our Oakland.

“The striking California sister butterfly is native to the Oakland Hills and reliant on the oak tree as its host plant. Please support the care and preservation of the natural habitats of the beautiful Oakland Hills.

About the artist: Mandy Lockwood is a Bay Area artist and educator who emphasizes the relationship between creativity and nature, both in the classroom and in the studio.

“Sister” donors:
The Snow family, Elaine K. Geffen, Marieka Schotland, Daniel, Eitan, Oren and Lielle Schotland, Dot Cudaback, the Goldenberg family, Adam, Deborah and Aviva Miller, Gregory Linden, Wendy Tokuda and John Norheim, Ed Matney, Susan DeVico, Kathryn Gustsafson (Bill and Virginia), Margo Murray, FaFoo, the Cogelan-Holderman family.

Very special thanks: the Montclair Village Association, Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Association, Keep Oakland Beautiful, Montclair Community Corps, ACS Nate Miley, Annie Campbell Washington, District 4 City Council, City of Oakland, Oakland Unified School District, (Sara Green and Helene Moore), Skyline High School Interact Club, American Indian Public Key Club.

Appreciations: This mural was made possible by the generous donations and support of many.

“I’m an Oak”
Stanley Weisner in memory of Gil and Ruth Weisner, Shel Waggener, Julie Schindler Jackson Taylor, Quinn Schindler, Jay Stock The Stock family, Hans Boerner LOVE LOVE LOVE Barbara “Barbie” Boerner, Thank you, OMA. Steven Burrows L. Matene, Carolyn McFarland, The McFarland family, Helen Nicholas, Stefanie Wong Jon and Theodore Gottschalk, * Robbie Neeley Ken Ball and Daniel Swafford.”

Our Oakland, 2016
Our Oakland, 2016
Our Oakland, 2016
Our Oakland, 2016
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