Completed in 2020 during the Covid-19 shutdown of public schools, Artists Jae Johnson grew up in Charlottesville, was a Charlottesville Public School student and is a prolific, talented portrait artist. He completed his first mural as an inspiration to all future students who would one day enter the halls of Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Institute. Incorporating some of his favorite inspirational quotes as well as the school motto, “My Choice, My School, My Future,” Jae painted a fantastic narrative of the journey toward education. The illustration features many of the career educational opportunities that CATEC offers, including; veterinary sciences, firefighting, auto repair, nursing, cosmetology, electrical engineering, and carpentry. For more from Jae Johnson visit here.