"Nashvilles Rythmic Skies" - CODAworx

“Nashvilles Rythmic Skies”

Submitted by MOBE studios

Client: BNA Nashville International Airport

Location: Nashville, TN, United States

Completion date: 2023

Project Team

design and installation


Mobe Studios

Project manager

Mary Grissom

BNA nashville international airport

project manager

Tre Hardin

BNA nashville intrernational airport

project manager

Morgan Thompson

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.