In the Press
By Donna Rovins, The Mercury, April 19, 2016
Birdsboro artist makes a name For herself as a muralist
While her school friends were doodling — Kingsbury was honing her craft, selling her artwork and contracting her services.
And she has never looked back. “I started doing commission work while I was in grade school. My whole family are artists. I was doing logos and portraits and landscapes when I was very young. In fact, it’s how I bought my prom dress,” Kingsbury said, adding that she was always entrepreneurial. “I had my first mural commission as a teen. I did a big hallway mural for a friend’s parents, and they still commission me to this day.”...
By Contributor, Vista.Today, October 23, 2015
In Muraled Malvern, Artistic Masterpieces Are Just Around the Corner
Malvern is scrapping the fees and formalities of modern art and literally bringing artwork to the people. Its newest gallery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week — and for free.
Half a dozen masterfully painted murals now grace the walls of public-facing buildings downtown, and the Malvern Community Arts Project has connected the dots with a new self-guided 10-block public art tour for anyone and everyone. ...
By John Armato, The Mercury, June 8, 2019
The Franklin Elementary
School mural is complete!
At Franklin Elementary School they literally go to the wall to show their school and community pride.The Franklin Mural was started as a graduation project by Tanner Scott and Alyssa Rulli, Class of 2020, former Franklin principal Kevin Downes, parent Alison Scott and Friends of Franklin who began planning the mural in February 2018. ...
By Spring Village at Dover, May 21, 2019
Spring Village at Dover is excited to share this fantastic time lapse video created by videographer Yefta “Dan” Albert of YA Photography. Dan captured the work of muralist Carrie Kingsbury of Promiseland Murals as she painted beautiful representations of the downtown Dover area on the walls of Town Square; the entrance of Spring Village at Dover. The video was created over a four-day period. ...
By Ron Devlin, Reading Eagle, September 4, 2018
Mural a manifestation of Hamburg’s manufacturing might
Putting the finishing touches on a mural at Hamburg Manufacturing Co., artist Carrie Kingsbury emphasized the importance of public art.
“I like my work to be historical and educational,” said Kingsbury, 50, owner of Promiseland Murals in Birdsboro.
In the case of Hamburg Manufacturing, in the 200 block of South Fourth Street, Kingsbury focused on the role manufacturing played in the town’s history. ...
December 20, 2017
Tonight's Board of Commissioners meeting had a special presentation of the painting done by Carrie Kingsbury of Promiseland Murals. She created this piece LIVE during our Tree and Bridge Lighting event! What a great end to the year and thank you Tori for sharing this impressive piece of art with the Facebook world tonight!
By Designing 4 Hope, January 30, 2017
Brady and Brett's Firefighter Man Cave.
Here are the pics of the Firefighter Man Cave we created for Brady and his family!!
Wanted to share this note from the Castos: "We are eternally grateful to you and all the other volunteers and donation providers. What you have all provided to our family in this time of chaos and tumultuousness is hard to express. ...
By Reading Eagle, August 22, 2016
Sunday could have been a terrible day for Carmen and John Kosmerl of Muhlenberg Township. Their son, Anthony, died in May of a drug overdose, and Aug. 21 would have been his 25th birthday.
“We didn’t know what to do,” John said. “We thought of running away and leaving town.”
Without knowing the significance of the date, the Rev. Fred Opalinski, interim pastor at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Reading, suggested it for the dedication of a mural in memory of their son. ...