I stumble upon the maritime-themed “Voyage” mural by Chuck Tingley as I approach Elmwood Avenue, the busy intersection made magical by the soap bubbles filling the air – the work of Buffalo’s legendary Bubble Man who uses his nearby apartment to make living public art.

This incredible piece of artwork can be found on the wall of the former renowned Glow Gallery and In The Loop. Tingley draws inspiration from the indomitable human spirit in the face of racial and gender discrimination. The resilient figure, with an androgynous appearance, navigates the challenges of life, guided by the shining beacon of an inner light, symbolized by a lighthouse.

Buffalo Niagara Public Art