One of the most interesting pieces of mural real estate was the 120 foot wall above our overhang which was perfect for this CTA mural by Asend. His homage to the CTA is a true representation of the heart and soul of Chicago and its power to bring us all together.
Asend is an inter-disciplinary artist whose works capture awe-inspiring cityscapes and portraiture. Known for his bold yet subtle painting approach, Asend’s work portrays a studied balance between classical painting and urban art through the use of different mediums. His wide range of subjects include: realistic portraiture, paintings of trains and transportation, cityscapes, and letter studies.