The Newburgh Mural Project announced today that it will begin work next week on the first mural in a five-mural series that will be painted in the City of Newburgh by award-winning Chilean muralist Francisco “Dasic” Fernandez. A launch party to kick off the Project is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29th at the Ann Street Gallery at 104 Ann Street in Newburgh. As a part of the launch party, young artists from the community have been invited to attend to meet Fernandez, learn about his work, and brainstorm concepts for the final mural in the series. Reporters are invited to attend the event to learn more about the Newburgh Mural Project. Its founding partners and the artist will be available for interviews.