The Train Story-Bob Rakita
A Gift: April 8th, 2005
Train Mural, reduced in size and framed, hanging in the
waiting room of the New Brunswick Train Station.
The New Brunswick Train Station Long Mural has moved on to the
University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical
School ( RWJMS_UMDNJ )
It will be in place at UMDNJ from
Nov. 12-Jan. 28, 2005
Lincoln Center's Cork Gallery- October 28th-November 9th, 2004
Long Train-In Progress-Invite-A-Train
e-mail at: VAL
With a Train related
by students & teachers at
The New School of Monmouth County - Train Installation
This show features the 70 ft wide Graffitti mural created during the New Brunswick
Train Station's 100th year Birthday celebration by Judith Wray and Robert Rakita, Union, Dan Ramey, Milltown, and Bob
Dunham, New Brunswick.
Additional related art works by Steve Heller, Fabulous Furniture,
(Train by Paul)
Photographs by Brian Solomon
(Author & Photographer whose focus is trains..)
School of Monmouth County-homepage
The week of Oct 20th to the 24th,2003, VAL
worked the long tunnel at the New Brunswick Train Station like an open classroom.
In 80 ft walk through tunnel at the New Brunswick Train Station a double sided
project was created in honor of The New Brunswick Train Stations 100th year birthday.
During the 5 months it was in place we have laminated all the children's trains
on the opposite wall!
On one side of the hall, teacher Freda Rhodes and her students at Paul
Robeson School created a long line of trains: The Happy Birthday N.J. Transit Line!
VAL spread out a roll of paper along 70 ft on the opposite
A kind of graffiti mural, (minus the spray paint!!)..inviting participation.
We jump started the theme using the words from songs by John Lennon & Cat
Stevens. As commuters came through the space, in a rush, they were welcomed to make their mark and add
A selection of pipes from "Pipe Dreams, NJ merges with The Great Pipe
Dream, NZ" lined the front of the Station for the week.
(the page below shows the Pipe Dreams show while it was at Paul Robeson
School, New Brunswick.)
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