Two murals underway in Downtown Rocky Mount

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Thelonious Monk

The Monk Mural, located at 235 SE Main St, is being painted by Scott Nurkin, owner of the Mural Shop of Chapel Hill. Nurkin is painting murals of famous NC musicians in their hometowns across NC.

The beginnings of the Monk mural

The completed mural

CSX Train

The CSX Mural, located at 301 S Church St (Station Square), is being painted by Ashley Fabrizio. Ashley is a North Carolina Fine Artist & Painting Instructor. She currently owns and operates an art studio at the Bel Air Art Center. Mural is commissioned by the Carolinas Gateway Partnership at the entrance of their new downtown headquarters.

The first outlines of the CSX mural

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