Like most street artists who grew up in Denver, Emanuel Martinez started painting as a youngster on the street -- and outside the law. "I started my first mural when I was thirteen, in a school for juvenile delinquents," he says. "That was more than fifty years ago."
And hundreds of pieces of art later. Today Martinez lives in Morrison, and you can find his work in Colorado as well as in other states and countries. In fact, Martinez just returned from a small village in Belize, where he and the community worked for three days to create a community mural -- his favorite kind.
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