I remember the first time I met this Rockford artist, years ago at her once-annual Christmas extravaganza.

I was there because of the radio station, and to be totally truthful I had no idea what I was walking into.

That changed after I met the artist, Lisa Frost, and wandered around the booths and saw all of the other vendors selling their holiday wares.

lisA fRosT via Facebook
lisA fRosT via Facebook
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Those Christmas shows and Frost's knack for remembering a face, a name, and greeting them all with a big smile was, in my eyes, a huge reason for her success.

Then 2020 hit, and I felt like I didn't hear much going on with Frost and her art or shows. Then again, there wasn't much of anything going on for the past few years so I can hardly blame her.

I guess what I'm saying is I'm glad that she's been commissioned to do an excellent mural in the Byron area.

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The news was shared on the City of Byron's Facebook just a few days ago saying:

I am painting a large outdoor
Mural for the city of Byron.
I hope to use my skills for a purpose greater than my own...to uplift and energize the community.
I also hope to have a good time doing it!
I am also very grateful for this opportunity.

At the moment, the mural isn't finished, however, it seems that things are moving quickly.

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If I had to guess, I believe it will be completed by the time ByronFest rolls around.

ByronFest weekend kicks off on Friday, July 8.

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