Esco Alley Art
A mural street art project in Downtown Escondido in North County San Diego.
Shaena Polly
Catlandia: The Land of Purr Imagination

I’m an artist, living in Oceanside. I work mostly with acrylic paints. I started making murals a year ago in the first phase of Esco Alley Art. In my paintings I try to keep positive to counteract the constant barrage of everyday negativity. I present the fun side of life to spark the viewer’s imagination. I love doing art; it’s my life’s passion.

The main character in this painting is my version of a Maneki-neko (the “beckoning cat,” a Japanese figurine believed to bring good luck). The cat is living in the land of Catlandia, and he is also a “claw” vending machine. The standing purple cat is putting coins in the machine to free all the cats trapped inside so that they can all enjoy themselves in the San Diego-like landscape.

 Escondido is for artists. 

Come & CElebrate!!

2023 Esco Alley Art Party

Explore 12 new murals, and join us for birthday cake to celebrate Mayor Dane White’s birthday.

4 PM on Saturday, September 9th

Alley Art Party with DJ & cake, Free and Open to All, with food available for purchase from Doña Rosa Raspados. 

Find us in the alley south of Grand Ave between Kalmia and Juniper.

Global Roots Mural Mosaic Unveiling

America Connects West Mural

Music, Food, Friends, and Art!

Maple Street Plaza
Escondido, CA 92025

Join us for the Unveiling!

Sunday March 26, 3pm

Let's party!

2022 Esco Alley Art Party

Come celebrate the addition of 12 new murals with our artists in Downtown Escondido!

3 PM on Saturday, November 12th

Alley Art Party with Live Music, Free and Open to All!

Find us in the alley south of Grand Ave between Broadway and Kalmia.

Call For Artists

2023 Season

Esco Alley Art exists because of our wonderful artists. Apply today to participate in our next round of murals.

Thank you!

We so appreciate your generosity.