Public Art Banners – Raquel Rhone/Somali Family Service

Displayed at community events, vaccine clinics, and health fairs.

Project overview

These colorful and vibrant, mobile, and reusable banners are displayed at community outreach events for refugees and immigrants to express messaging about various ways to improve and sustain health and wellness, including themes of vaccines and booster shots, mask-wearing, etc. The banner’s artistic imagery is reflective of the cultures Somali Family Service serves, and includes messaging in multiple languages such as Arabic, Somali, Swahili, Pashto, Dari, and Oromo.

About the Artist

Raquel Rhone, a San Diego-based graphic designer, portrait artist, and muralist is highly experienced in utilizing culturally-relevant art to beautify, uplift and empower diverse communities. She serves as vice-president of the Southeast Art Team. Her artistic contributions include project partnerships with Downtown San Diego Partnership on Banner Project, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), and multiple non-profit organization art projects. She has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from San Diego State University.

Follow the artist

Raquel Rhone: @raquelsartstudio

 

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