Gensler architects came to Rory Skagen looking for a mural for NVIDIA’s lunch room for their new headquarters in Austin, TX. For this 33′ long mural, Rory created a shallow wood framing device spelling out “Austin” which frames painted versions of NVIDIA fan art.
After the success of the first mural painted for them, HEB’s art director Kenny Duggin contacted Rory in May of 2011. They decided they wanted another mural on one of their stores that was being redecorated. Kenny was interested in one of Rory’s fine art paintings, The Narrative, as a point of inspiration. In this [...]
This 20′ x 31′ mural was done for a new theatre in Duluth, Minnesota.
This playful mural was commissioned by the architect Hugh Randolph for the outside of his downtown office.
Gensler, an architecture firm, was remodeling two stories of the Chase building in downtown Austin for their client, RGM Advisors (an investment bank). They had seen our “Good Morning Austin” mural” on 5th street, and came to us to design a mural which would be placed in the lounge dining area of the building. They knew [...]
This mural, painted 10 feet tall and 20 feet wide on the side of Roadhouse Relics, has garnered a considerable amount of attention. Countless Christmas cards (bottom photo), band photos and local magazines have used this as a backdrop. It can also can be seen on the back cover of a coffee table book about Austin, and [...]
The incredible guys at roosterteeth.com asked us to design and create this mural about consumerism and politics for their new office in downtown Austin. The 8′ x 32′ mural was painted on 8 panels and installed at their location. The Latin phrase above the mural reads Laboris Voro Ingemino, which roughly translated means: “work hard, consume, continue [...]
This 11 ft. long cow and 12 ft. long Cowboy are part of an interior that included a mural on all four walls of one of G.S.D. & M.’s tower rooms. This is just one of the many pieces we did for their truly unique building.
This 8′ x 8′ mural was created for Camp Bow Wow, a new kennel in Round Rock, TX. The owners of this business wanted dogs playing in a camp area with a view of Austin, TX in the background. For fun, we added portraits of their own dogs at either side of the mural. To [...]
The Shady Grove restaurant people called us to create a mural for one of the examination rooms at Dell Children’s Medical Center. They wanted a stencil and spray paint mural featuring some icons from the restaurant. We designed and painted this cheerful mural in record time before the Medical Center’s grand opening.
After a lengthy design process, we hit upon this Lotus flower concept. The building located in San Marcos, Texas, has locations for three separate businesses. We also provided the owner with different sign concepts that would fit with the mural as tenants lease the building.
Pulte Homes called us to redo their conference room in their local Austin headquarters. They wanted to add excitement and corporate identity to their decor without making it look “like a carnival”. After a lengthy design process they decided on this look. The flag mural was designed to have employee award plaques added over time [...]
These colorful pieces were commissioned by the McBee family to decorate the exterior and foyer of the elementary school named in their honor. Each piece was designed to add some sophisticated fun to the buildings atmosphere.
This 8′ x 12′ mural was created for the brewery’s tasting area by using the illustration on one of their beer labels.
This 4 ft. x 13 ft. mural was part of an interior decor scheme designed by us for Capstar Broadcasting’s radio stations. This mural for their break room continued the off beat and hip style that was carried thoughout the rest of the rooms. We hired Guy Juke, of poster art fame, to create the design [...]
This mural for Beerland Texas was painted on the wall behind this nightclubs stage. It’s hard to tell this mural has not been on the wall for decades. This faux painting effect is very convincing and lends a rustic charm to any atmoshpere.
A uniquely rendered Jack Nicholson from the movie “The Shining” and a Mexican wrestler are the highlights of the outside decor on this business.
Styled after an old fashioned coffee logo, this mural looks as if it’s been there for decades. This kind of faux weathering technique can add a charming authenticity to your project.
This mural was comissioned by Central Market, a high end grocery store. They wanted to have some fruit in the scene since the space for the mural is over the fruit bins. The idea of using a classic painting seemed like a good choice. Based on several different Cezanne still lifes, this 50 foot by [...]
To celebrate their 50th anniversary at this location on Oltorf Rd. and Congress Ave. in Austin, Texas, H-E-B supermarket had us paint this 30 foot long mural on the side of their building. Included in the design is an idealized representation of the Skyline of Austin, and a bat . . . the unofficial city [...]
The people at Milk Shake Media designed a new exterior look for the Austin Children’s Museum. The Museum then called on us to execute this really fun design.
The people from corporate contacted us about their new location in Austin, TX. This hip yoga attire shop wanted something “Austin” for their new location. We talked about several possibilities, and they brought up their list of company/life slogans. At that point, after they picked the slogans they wanted, we created this design. Then, after [...]