Client: BNA Nashville International Airport
Location: Nashville, TN, United States
Completion date: 2023
design and installation
BNA nashville international airport
BNA nashville intrernational airport
BNA Nashville international airport
“Nashville’s Rhythmic Skies” is a mural spanning over 1000 square feet that celebrates the vibrant culture of Nashville and the thrill of air travel. The mural serves as both a tribute to Nashville International Airport’s history and as a reflection of the rich culture, icons, and beauty of Music City itself, narrating a compelling story. The primary medium employed for this installation is artist-grade spray paint, providing a unique texture and appearance unattainable through other media. Also including a functional QR code
Hidden as a mobile boarding pass painted in the mural.
“Much like a song, this mural beckons viewers to connect, ponder and uncover their own significance within the soulful rhythms of Nashville,” says Nashville artist Eric “Mobe” Bass. “Whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned adventurer, Nashville’s Rhythmic Skies stands as a reminder that each journey is a distinct melody ready to be explored in the heart of Music City.”
To welcome travelers to Nashville and to inspire the viewer through excellent design and craftsmanship.
· To create a visually stimulating experience using color and design; a moment of distraction as passengers wait to clear Customs.
· To inspire passengers by highlighting Nashville International Airport, the city of Nashville and the local community’s assets and creative potential.
· To use suggested topics in the mural, including Nashville International Airport, the city of Nashville, aviation and travel (suggested; not required).
· To enhance the existing Arts at the Airport public art collection.
An RFQ was submitted. I was one of 3 finalist chosen. I presented my design and idea. I was awarded the contract and installed the mural within the given timeline and budget.