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United Arts Council

Wake Murals

Sarahlaine Calva working on the Knightdale Mural, September 2022

Through the Wake Murals program and with the support of the Wake County Government, the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County works with municipalities in Wake County to create new murals that transform public spaces and become visible representations of the thriving arts community in Wake County.

by Sarahlaine Calva
Completed 2022
Location: Harper Park, 209 Main StreetThe Harper Park Adventures mural embodies Knightdale’s commitment to the values of inclusivity and connectedness. Video of Mural
by Matt Willey
Completed 2020
Location: 20 East Campen StreetThe Wendell mural advances the artist’s goal of painting 50,000 bees across the world through his Good of the Hive Project.
by Max Dowdle
Completed 2020
Location: Apex Public Works, 105 Upchurch St.The Apex mural welcomes visitors to the town and symbolizes the great people and landscape of Apex.
Video about Mural
by Taylor White
Completed 2019
Location: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 Brooks StreetTaylor’s work is figurative, adding a colorful artfulness with vibrant energy and creativity.
by Sean Kernick
Completed 2019
Location: Full Bloom Coffee Roasters, 141 West Main StreetAn exciting addition to downtown, the mural on the side of Full Bloom Coffee Roasters has already become part of a town tradition for milestone photo ops. Video about Mural
by Taylor White
Completed 2019
Location: 101 West Vance StreetThe Zebulon mural is located downtown and celebrates the rich history and diversity of the community.
by Sean Kernick
Completed 2018
Location: 409 Broad StreetThe Fuquay-Varina mural features an impressive welcome to downtown celebrating the civic pride of the community.

United Arts is grateful to the Wake County commissioners for their ongoing support and commitment to the arts that have made these murals possible.

For more information about the Wake Murals, contact Kelly Schrader at [email protected]

PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 839-1498
[email protected]