Brad Higginbottom of Devison Signs Plus climbs back onto a piece of scaffolding after grabbing a larger brush while painting a mural on the side of Cheam elementary last Saturday.

New mural for Cheam

Brad Higginbottom of Devison Signs Plus spent a total of about 24 hours painting a mural on the side of Cheam elementary last weekend.

Brad Higginbottom of Devison Signs Plus spent a total of about 24 hours painting a mural on the side of Cheam elementary last weekend.

Higginbottom was hired by the school after they applied for, and received, an aboriginal students success grant from the school district.

The $3,000 grant went towards the mural, plus a guided painting class for Cheam students, taught by local aboriginal artist Isador Charters.

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