The Republican, June 17th, 2008, regarding the Easthampton Mural
By NANCY H. GONTER
EASTHAMPTON – Thomas J. Pappalardo had a string of luck with design contests when a friend sent him an item about Easthampton City Arts looking for someone to create a mural on a downtown building.
Pappalardo, a Northampton resident who runs a design business, had some successes creating a commercial for an area station and in a Home Depot house decorating contest.
“Someone forwarded me the press release and said, ‘Hey, you should give that a try,'” Pappalardo said. Continue reading
The Daily Hampshire Gazette, January 19, 2008, regarding the Easthampton Mural
by Matt Pilon
EASTHAMPTON – An outdoor mural slated to be painted in the spring will give Cottage Street a new look.
Easthampton City Arts this month unanimously voted to award a $3,000 to Northampton-based graphic designer Tom Pappalardo to paint his design on the outer wall of 75 Cottage St., which houses Whiserkz Pub and faces a municipal parking lot.