Ave Maria Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake City Murals in Utah | Street Art

Ave Maria Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah

“Ave Maria” (also known as “The Madonna Mural”) is a mural in Salt Lake City, Utah. Standing at around 44-feet tall, the giant artwork was created by artists El Mac & Retna in November 2009. The Salt Lake City street art portrays a giant painting of The Virgin Mary with a glowing sacred heart against …

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John Dillinger Alley where the gangster was gunned down in Chicago, Illinois. John Dillinger Mural in Chicago.

John Dillinger Alley where the gangster was gunned down.

John Dillinger was once a notorious gangster and the FBI’s “Public Enemy No. 1.” His crime spree occurred during the Great Depression, when he and his gang were responsible for robbing banks, breaking out of jail, and killing and injuring numerous men. That all ended on July 22, 1934, when the FBI were tipped off …

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Fertile Ground Mural in Omaha, Nebraska | Omaha Street Art in Nebraska

Fertile Ground Mural in Omaha, Nebraska

The Fertile Ground mural in Omaha, Nebraska is painted across the NRG Energy building near TD Ameritrade Park. At 70-feet tall and 465-feet long, this is one of the largest murals in the country. The 32,500 square-foot mural was created by artist Meg Saligman as a gift to the city from the Peter Kiewit Foundation. …

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Alley 5.5: Bismarck Art Alley in North Dakota - Street art and Murals in Bismarck, North Dakota

Alley 5.5: Bismarck Art Alley in North Dakota

Color, community…cows. If you’re looking for murals in Bismarck, North Dakota, you will find them at Alley 5.5: Bismarck Art Alley. Bismarck Art Alley is an actual alley in downtown Bismarck, North Dakota that features commissioned street art from a multitude local artists. The project brings life to what otherwise would be a boring, drab, …

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The Nature of Wisdom: Constellation Owl Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah by Vexta - Bird Mural - Murals in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Nature of Wisdom: Constellation Owl Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah

There are many murals in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. But the biggest mural in Salt Lake City depicts a giant celestial bird followed by a splash of colorful geometric patterns contrasted against a black wall. This street art, known by many as the Constellation Owl mural, is called “The Nature of Wisdom.” Over the …

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I Love You So Much Mural in Austin, Texas

I Love You So Much Mural in Austin, Texas

While visiting a friend in Austin, Texas when we walked by the I Love You So Much Mural. He told me it was a famous mural. I laughed and said , “Yeah, OK” thinking he was just pulling my chain. I mean, look at this graffiti. It’s just “I love you so much” scrawled out …

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Salt Lake City Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah | Street Art in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Salt Lake City Mural is a colorful homage to the Utah city. The work of art features bright, geometric prints in purples, blues, and pinks, an ode to the snow-capped mountains, soaring birds, clouds, and a rising sun. The centerpiece to the piece is a large, geometric heart with “Salt Lake City” printed across …

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Freak Alley Boise, Idaho Murals - Street Art in Boise, Idaho

Freak Alley Gallery Murals in Boise, Idaho

If you were visiting a new city and heard the term “Freak Alley” you might be inclined to steer clear. But, Freak Alley Gallery in Boise, Idaho, is actually a must-see destination for locals and tourists alike. Freak Alley Gallery is an ever evolving gallery of graffiti and street art in downtown Boise. Since 2002 …

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Cheers from Des Moines Mural in Iowa | Iowa Murals in Des Moines | Street Art

Cheers from Des Moines Mural in Iowa

Cheers from Des Moines! I always love a good “greetings from” postcard mural (like these in Chicago and Austin) so I just had to check out this Cheers from Des Moines mural in Iowa while stopping in town on a road trip. The mural, created by artist Ben Schuh, is located on the side of …

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Bird Up Mural in Downtown Fargo, North Dakota | Street Art in Fargo, North Dakota

Bird Up Mural in Downtown Fargo, North Dakota

A little birdie told me that you might just love this Fargo, North Dakota mural. Titled Bird Up, this mural in Downtown Fargo covers a building at 409 Broadway N. The street art was completed in 2018 by local artist Hideuhs. The mural is the artist’s fifth and features a man’s face with a toothy …

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