Visual Arts

Chuck Dorsey's old-school window painting reanimates South Broadway

Artist Chuck Dorsey crouches down, cutting a letter out of tape on the wall of Certified Customs, a tattoo, piercing and barber shop on South Broadway. He's wearing an old painter's shirt, splotched with bright colors, and drops his knife in his bag to pick up a fistful of brushes.

Dorsey's well-known in the South Broadway area. He's painted signs for many of the businesses in the area, and his antique style brightens up the store fronts. He uses a meticulous old school technique, and his attention to detail is apparent. He took some time to talk to us about learning from his grandfather, growing up in California in the '60s and how South Broadway has changed for the better.

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Tiffany Fitzgerald