The Capitals have partnered with local artists to install murals across several neighborhoods within Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Fans are invited to visit Capitals-themed murals throughout the region in celebration of the 2019 Stanley Cup® Playoffs. Stay tuned for updates to locations and more murals around the community.
In addition, the Capitals will install a community mural at Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School in Washington, D.C. on April 14.
Location: 1335 H Street NE, Washington D.C., 20002
Artist: Matt Corrado
Bio: Matt Corrado is an artist, designer and muralist based in Washington, DC. His bold graphic style is heavily influenced by his youth and admiration for pop art, skateboarding and comic books. Recognized across the DMV and beyond, his large murals and collaborations include both local and national brands. Matt studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated in 2005 with a BFA in illustration.
Location: 1300 Russell Street Baltimore, MD 21230
Artist: Zach Shuta
Bio: Zach Shuta is an east coast based Illustrator and Designer. He specializes in sports graphics, iconic illustrations, branding and apparel graphics. Zach has created work for such brands as Vans, ESPN, Adidas, Rebel 8 and The Players' Tribune. Zach is a contributing designer at Patrick Horvat Design Studio located in Baltimore, MD.
Location: 1800 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE Washington, DC 20020
Artist: Robert Generette III
Bio: Robert Generette III is an award winning illustrator, former art educator and self-proclaimed "vector art monster" hailing from Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Under the pseudonym Rob Zilla III, he uses an iPad Pro with Apple Pencil to create compelling sports illustrations and portraitures for clients ranging from Nike, NBA, MLS, MLB, ESPN, Cycle, XBOX and Adobe.
Location: 2412 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Artist: Lisa Marie
Bio: Lisa Marie Thalhammer is an award-winning visual artist, well-known her paintings and public murals. Her artistic mission is to create portraits and color networks that uplift and empower humanity. As a feminist activist and member of the LGBTQ+ community, Lisa Marie's artworks frequently communicate messages of strength and hope. She has received numerous grants from the D.C. Commission on the Art and Humanities and in 2018 was named Best Artist by the Washington Blade Readers' Choice Awards. Her iconic thirteen color rainbow "LOVE" mural located in Washington DC's Blagden Alley, located only a few blocks away from the Capital One Arena, has been cited as one of the District's most photographable walls by Destination DC, On Tap Magazine, Time Out DC, and The Washington Post.
Location: 4816 Bethesda, Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Artist: Aniekan Udofia
Bio: Aniekan Udofia has a formidable reputation as a powerful painter and illustrator. Whether through multi-layered compositional complexity and suggestive narrative or straightforward human form, there is often autobiographical material at play. Udofia garnered national attention in the early 2000s with his illustrations for publications such as XXL, Vibe, DC Pulse, Frank151, While You Where Sleeping, and The Source.
In recent years he has become well known for his many vibrant murals around the nationʼs capital with quite a solid clientele list including Toyota, American Express, The Office of Unified Communications, Murals DC, Museum of Public Art, and a host of small businesses and property owners. Udofiaʼs murals share the rich history and culture of the different communities they are created in, whether it's the gagged George Washington on 15th and U Street, the very bright and colorful Marvin Gaye in the Shaw area, or his most famous Ben's Chili Bowl mural which celebrates iconic African-American figures. His public works speak for themselves. Udofia lives and works in his studio in the Adams Morgan area of Washington, D.C.
Location: 841 D Street SW, Washington DC
Bio: BroCoLoco is a design studio that creates art installations, murals, and graphics for commercial spaces. Led by Aaron and Cassie Scales and based in Washington, DC, the studio works worldwide to transform buildings, neighborhoods and brand identities into thoughtful, uplifting experiences.