Location: 421 Central Avenue, Jersey City (Oxaca Food Mart)

Date Installed: Winter 2020

Artist: PAWS21Art

This mural program is managed by the Central Avenue SID Management Corp. It was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State, and administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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Artist Statement


This mural is designed to highlight the importance of education. Knowledge is a key made from light which unlocks our potential to reach the greatest of heights.