Musician and artist Scott Nurkin talks about his path to becoming one of North Carolina’s most popular and prolific muralists. He’ll talk about his experiences in the music industry and how it changed over his career. He’ll also talk about growing his murals, signs, and graphics business, The Mural Shop from its launch in 2004.
Scott will also talk about the changes he’s seen take place in the carolinas and small towns all over the country since he first started seeing them in touring bands. We’ll also discuss the ups and downs of urban revitalization, and gentrification.
Scott Nurkin attended the Lorenzo di Medici School of Art in Florence, Italy and graduated with a BFA degree in painting and drawing from UNC Chapel Hill. He then apprenticed under master-muralist Michael Brown at Brown Fine Art Studios in Carrboro, NC.
In 2004, Scott founded The Mural Shop to provide a multitude of professional artistic services including illustration, fine art, graphic design, custom and vintage signage, and most of all, murals. He’s created hundreds of murals and illustrations for a broad clientele ranging from homeowners to professional sports teams.