606 BROADWAY ST.
Heroes & Legends
Artists name: Mario De León
Heroes is legends is a mural honoring and dedicated to the hard working people of Vancouver Washington and abroad. Mario De Leon uses the portraits or Ricky Simon, Ed Herman and Bill Russel to tell the stories of average people that accomplished extraordinary things. Ricky and Ed Herman are Vancouver locals who dedicated their life to Marshall arts and reached the highest level possible in the sport and competing all over the world. Proving that even if you are from a small town such as Vancouver. One can still still achieve the impossible.
Bill Russel is no stranger to the northwest. After his long impactful career in the NBA and his activism. Bill Retired in the great state of Washington In Mercer Island.
As Northwest Local Mario De Leon painted the portrait of Bill Russel. Many locals from the surrounding area approached the artist and spoke to him about all good times and the impact that Mr. Russel had in Washington and the Vancouver area. Such stories only prove and solidify his rightful place in this Mural. The mural of Heroes and Legends.