The Art of Painting Murals

Murals are not just large paintings on a wall – they carry so much more history, meaning and importance. Erica Nelson, a muralist who runs her own business, Mural Modern, installs art in the Wilmington area. In this episode, she describes the art of painting murals, their importance and the challenges of working during COVID.

Broadcast from the Shoresides studio, Somewhere & Elsewhere uncovers stories from artists across the coastal Carolina region.

Photo courtesy of Mural Modern.

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  1. Advocate – Urge Support for the Arts in COVID Relief Legislation by calling your local Senators Richard Burr 202 224 3154, and Thom Tillis 704 509 9087 

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  1. North Carolina Arts Council Funding Opportunities – Apply for funding for your art or arts organization through these North Carolina Arts Council grants.
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