By Jesse La Tour – FullertonObserver.com – Photo Not Credited.
Photo: Katherine Bowers works on restoration of the mural.
Fullerton, California – Restoration began this week of the iconic “Ninos Del Mundo” mural painted in 1994 by famed Chicano artist Emigdio Vasquez and his son Higgy. The restoration is being done by Emigdio “Higgy” Vasquez Jr. and his wife Katherine Bowers. Council requested that the city’s Public Art Committee, under the direction of the Fullerton Museum Center, initiate a fund-raising campaign to restore murals and undertake other community art engagement opportunities at this location.