Your guide to the street art of Wide Open Walls and the Sacramento Mural Festival

The work of Maren Conrad on the western wall of the MARRS building, painted during the 2017 Wide Open Walls festival.

The Wide Open Walls mural festival returns Aug. 9 and we’re hearing the first details on who’s painting what and where.

Shepard Fairey will adapt an iconic photo by Jim Marshall of Johnny Cash for the Residence Inn wall facing Folsom State Prison, Michele Murtaugh will paint four silk aerialists on the Elks Tower and Aik Brown is focused on the concept of “home is where the heart is” for the St. HOPE Home Office in Oak Park.

In anticipation of the 10-day event featuring 40 local, national and international artists, I’ve curated a guide to the existing murals created during the last two summers.

My tour starts near the River District, through downtown and midtown, to East Sacramento, along Power Inn Boulevard, from South Sacramento to Oak Park, along Broadway to Southside Park, and ending in R Street Corridor. Along the way, you’ll see 51 murals from the Sacramento Mural Festival of 2016 and Wide Open Walls of 2017.

My recommendations will direct you to the murals by car and by foot. You could certainly bring a bike along for certain segments of the tour. Make sure to use the hashtag #wideopenwalls916 when sharing photos.

If you’d like to see the murals with a guide, check out Sac Tour Company and Sacramento Cycling Tours.

If you’d like to recommend another route, submit your suggestions in the comments.

View the locations, including this year’s announced murals, using this map. (red dots = completed murals and blue dots = murals coming soon). Locations are subject to change. View my complete mural map here.

Let’s begin north of downtown at 1330 N B St.

140' @sacfarm2fork mural for @generalproduce. Great photo by @caro.strick

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1 — Artist: Jeremy Stanger

Location: General Produce at 1330 N B St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the northern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of Freeport Bakery at 2966 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818

On to the next mural: Drive west on N B Street. Turn left on N 12th Street. Turn left down Chinatown Alley, between C and D streets. The next mural will be on your left, before 13th Street.

2 — Artist: Dog & Pony

Location: Northstar Holistic Collective at 1236 C St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the southern wall along Chinatown Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the bottom W/X Freeway at W St & 6th St Sacramento, CA 95818

On to the next mural: Turn left on 13th Street and then right on C Street. The next mural will be on your left, before 15th Street.

3 — Artist: Anthony Padilla

Location: The Food Factory at 1425 C Street Sacramento, California, CA 95814
More location information: On the southern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the entrance of Backbone Cafe at 729 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Turn around and drive west on C Street. Turn left on 12th Street. Turn right on I Street. The next mural will be at the end of the road at 2nd Street.

4 — Artist: Stephanie Taylor

Location: California State Railroad Museum at 125 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the eastern wall
In the artist’s own words: “I’m up there thinking mostly about creating tension and contrast in the piece between one factor that may be in the foreground and something else that’s farther in the background,” Taylor explained in the video embedded below. “The goal of the piece is the projection of the cowcatcher, and the train, through the wall.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the northern wall of Sacramento Regional Transit at 1400 29th St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Turn around and drive east on I Street. Turn right on 3rd Street. Turn left on J Street. Turn left on 8th Street. Park on 8th and walk west down Improv Alley. The multiple-piece mural will be on the right.

5— Artist: ARTners Collaborative

Location: County parking lot at 730 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: All along Improv Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the wall of a building on the Encina Preparatory High at 1400 Bell St, Sacramento, CA 95825

On to the next mural: Keep walking west down Improv Alley. The next mural will be on the left.

Thanks to @wideopenwalls916_ Sacramento now has a @phlegm_art wall to call our own.

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6 — Artist: Phlegm

Location: 711 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Improv Alley
In the artist’s own words: “I like them to be kind of mysterious,” Phlegm explained to The Sacramento Bee. “I like the fact that it’s not really explained.”
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of the Moppet Shoppe at 2524 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Keep walking west down Improv Alley. The next mural will be on the left.

7 — Artist: Saxon Hall

Location: The Piercing Parlor at 917 7th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Improv Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the northern wall at Monarch Printing at 819 19th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Keep walking west down Improv Alley. The next mural will be on the left.

8 — Artist: Josh Everhorn

Location: The Piercing Parlor at 917 7th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Improv Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… inside Nephesh Pilates at 855 57th Street, Suite E, Sacramento, CA 95819

On to the next mural: Keep walking west down Improv Alley. The mural will be on the left.

9 — Artist: Michael Mcdaniel with Transforming Lives, Cultivating Success

Location: The Piercing Parlor at 917 7th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Improv Alley

If you like this mural, you may like… inside 58 Degrees & Holding Co. at 1217 18th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Head back to the car. Turn left on I Street. Turn left on 7th Street. The next mural will be on the right, right after the Starbucks and next to the Art Hotel.

10 — Artist: Christina Angelina

Location: Golden 1 Center at David J Stern Walk, 500 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the eastern wall near Art Hotel
In the artist’s own words: “I was interested in (Lady Gaga) specifically because she creates characters constantly and then sort of embodies them for different songs or performances,” Angelina explained to The Sacramento Bee. “She’s really creative with all these different kind of quasi-characters.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of Friends of the River at 1418 20th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Head south on 7th Street. Turn left on Capitol Mall. Turn left on 8th Street. Turn right down Jazz Alley, between J and K streets. Look up, the next mural will be on the right.

11 — Artist: Jake Castro

Location: Crest Theatre at 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Jazz Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of First Corporate Solutions at 914 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Turn left on 11th Street. Turn right on J Street. The next mural will be on the left before 12th Street.

12 — Artist: Tavar Zawacki

Location: The Elks Tower at 921 11th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the southern wall along the parking lot
In the artist’s own words: “This is a good (piece) because it’s transition – the arrow is still there, but it’s more about the shapes and everything else,” Zawacki explained to The Sacramento Bee. “For me this piece is really symbolic of that metamorphosis and the definition of changing from one thing to another over time.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of Cuffs at 2523 J St #101, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: And the next mural is on the adjoining side of the building.

13 — Artist: Jorit Agoch

Location: The Elks Tower at 921 11th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the eastern wall along the parking lot
If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of Consolidated Electrical Distributors at 1800 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Head east on J Street. Turn right on 15th Street. Turn left down Kayak Alley, between K and L streets. Look up, the next mural will be on the right. You might get a better view from the parking garage.

14 — Artist: how and nosm

Location: Residence Inn by Marriott Sacramento Downtown at Capitol Park at 1121 15th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Kayak Alley

If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of 1630 I St Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head east on Kayak Alley. Turn left on 16th Street. Turn left on I Street. Turn left on 15th Street. Turn left on J Street. The next mural will be on the right, before 16th Street.

15 — Artist: Andrew Schoultz

Location: Elliott Building at 1530 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the western wall along a parking lot
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of Central Davis Storage at 300 Pole Line Rd, Davis, CA 95618

On to the next mural: Head east on J Street. Turn right on 18th Street and park before K Street. Walk east on K Street. The next mural will be the left.

16 — Artist: Roy Gonzalez

Location: The Porch at 1815 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of University Art at 2601 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: The next mural will be on the left on the same wall.

17 — Artist: Leticia Mandragora

Location: The Porch at 1815 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of International Auto Repair at 401 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head back to K Street. Walk west on K Street. Turn left on 18th Street. Cross L Street and turn right. The next mural will be on the left.

Repost from @insta_jane, thank you!

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18 — Artist: nosego

Location: Crepeville at 1730 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the eastern wall at Born Free USA at 1122 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: And the next mural will be on the right. A good time to grab a coffee, if you haven’t already done so.

19 — Artist: Anthony Padilla

Location: Old Soul at 1716 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall
In the artist’s own words: “Burning Falls up above Redding, it’s like one of the most beautiful falls in California,” Padilla explained to The Sacramento Bee. “So what I’m imagining is that water in California, coming down the river into Sacramento. And then that lady that’s coming out is like the spirit of life, or whatever.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the courtyard of the Pence Gallery at 212 D St, Davis, CA 95616

On to the next mural: Walk east on L Street and cross 19th Street. Turn left and walk north 19th Street until you see the next mural.

Image of my completed mural for @wideopenwalls916_ in Sacramento. 📷@artofsac

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20 — Artist: Jeremiah Kille

Location: True (Totally Recycled Urban Exchange) at 1900 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the eastern wall at Warehouse Artist Lofts at 1108 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Walk north on 19th Street and cross K Street. Turn left and walk east on K Street. The next mural will be on your left.

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21 — Artist: Maren Conrad

Location: MARRS at 1050 20th St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall
In the artist’s own words: “I don’t know if most people know the legend behind the koi fish,” Conrad explained to The Sacramento Bee. “But the reason why they have so much significance in Eastern culture is because there’s a legend that 100 golden koi fish tried to swim up a waterfall on the Yangtze River, and all of them began as a team, but one by one, as years wore on and the gods kept raising the waterfall, they gave up. Except one tenacious koi fish who refused to turn back and ended up swimming into the mouth of a cave and it flew out a dragon. It became much larger than it began.”

If you like this mural, you may like… inside of Poke Noke at 2254 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95825

On to the next mural: Head back to K Street and walk east to 20th Street. Cross back to the other side of K Street and continue east. The next four murals will be on your right along a parking lot.

22 — Artist: Diogo “Add Fuel” Machado

Location: Faces at 2000 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of Sol Collective at 2574 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95818

His passion is everything 🤘🏽#luhu

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23 — Artist: Irubiel Moreno

Location: Faces at 2000 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall
In the artist’s own words: “I’m working with one figure as a reference, my friend Taylor,” Moreno explained in the video embedded below, “and then I decided to do a lot of botanicals just kind of surrounding around it, giving it good balance.”

If you like this mural, you may like… inside Fieldwork Brewing Company at 1805 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95811

Thank you, Sacramento!

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24 — Artist: Nate Frizzell

Location: Bongo Post at 2010 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall next to Faces Nightclub
If you like this mural, you may like… inside the Sutter’s Landing Skate Park at 20 28th St, Sacramento, CA 95816

25 — Artist: Irubiel Moreno

Location: Mogovero Architects at 2012 K St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the northern wall of the garage at 1615 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Walk west to 20th Street and cross K Street. Continue north and turn right down Jazz Alley, between J and K streets. The next mural will be on your left.

26 — Artist: Drew Merritt

Location: Native American Health Center at 2020 J St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall along Jazz Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the eastern wall of a commercial building at 2320 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818

On to the next mural: Walk east and turn left when you reach 21st Street. Walk north and turn left on I Street. The next mural will be on your left.

27 — Artist: John Horton

Location: Humani Pilates Studio at 2020 I St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the western wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the entrance of Blue Ox at 923 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head back to your car on 18th Street and drive south. Turn left on O Street and then turn left on 21st Street. The next mural will be on your right.

28 — Artist: Raphael Delgado

Location: Dai Endurance at 1401 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall above Jalapenos

If you like this mural, you may like… on the eastern wall of Warehouse Artist Lofts at 1108 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Continue north on 21st Street. The next mural will be on your left, before Capitol Avenue.

29 — Artist: Michelle Blade

Location: Chase Bank at 1300 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall
In the artist’s own words: “A lot of my work has to do with going outside of nature, and experiencing a transcendent moment communally,” Blade explained to Good Day Sacramento in the video embedded below. “So this is very much in the vein of what I’ve been working on for quite a long time.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the second floor lobby at the Warehouse Artist Lofts at 1108 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Turn right onto Capitol Avenue. The next mural will be on your left, along a parking lot between a business building and a parking garage.

30 — Artist: Caratoes

Location: A Miracle Smile at 2131 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816
More location information: On the western wall
In the artist’s own words: “I’m basically painting a strawberry girl,” Caratoes explained to The Sacramento Bee. “I wanted to paint one giant strawberry sitting next to the trees, so it’s basically the two things, ‘City of Trees’ and ‘Farm to Fork,’ all in one picture.”
If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of the building that used to house Nationwide Freezer Meats at 1930 H St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: The next mural will be on the adjoining wall.

31 — Artist: Adnate and Jessica Crema

Location: Tao Center for Healing at 2131 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816
More location information: On the northern wall

If you like this mural, you may like… inside 18 Grams Coffee & Tea at 9677 E Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624

On to the next mural: Head east on Capitol Avenue. Turn right on 24th Street and then turn left on O Street. The next mural will be on your left.

32 — Artist: Alicia Palenyy

Location: CLARA Building at 2420 N St, Sacramento, CA 95816
More location information: On the southern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… on the ground north of The Red Museum at 212 15th St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head east on O Street. Turn right on 28th Street. The next mural will be on your right, after R Street.

33 — Artist: Bryan Valenzuela

Location: ABC Supply, Inc at 2710 R St, Sacramento, CA 95816
More location information: On the eastern wall along the parking lot
In the artist’s own words: “Basically what we have here is a large tug-of-war with a rope that’s fraying in the middle – it’s almost down to its last thread,” Valenzuela explained to The Sacramento Bee. “We have two magnetic fields in the background. One is of a certain color panel, reds and pinks, and the other one is blues. So it’s sort of a comment on the political rhetoric of division happening in our current conversation, and how we’re sort of tearing each other apart, thread by thread.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of BloodSource at 1608 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: Turn left on S Street. Head east and turn left on 34th Street. The next mural be on your right, after Stockton Boulevard.

34 — Artist: Tyson Anthony Roberts

Location: Canon at 1719 34th St, Sacramento, CA 95816
More location information: On the southern wall
In the artist’s own words: “I would say these are more along the lines of abstract florals,” Roberts explained to The Sacramento Bee. “A lot of these abstract shapes and lines here, kind of the initial lines for everything, are done with spray paint, because you get that immediacy, that hard color line over the initial sketch. One thing I really did about this piece is the color palette. I think it works together and catches the eye from the street.”
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of Outlet Coworking at 2110 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Head south on 34th Street. Turn left onto Stockton Boulevard. Turn left to merge onto US-50 E toward South Lake Tahoe. Take exit 9 for Howe Avenue. Turn right onto Howe Avenue. Continue on Power Inn Road. The next mural will be on your right, after passing under the light-rail tracks.

35 — Artist: Shaun Burner and Franceska Gamez

Location: Atlas Disposal at 3000 Power Inn Rd, Sacramento, CA 95826
More location information: On the southern wall

If you like this mural, you may like… the eastern wall of Cantina Alley at 2321 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Head south on Power Inn Road. Turn right on Cucamonga Avenue. Turn right on Ramona Avenue. You’ll see the next mural, from a parking lot, where Ramona Avenue and Brighton Avenue meet, past the light-rail tracks. Please be safe around this mural.

36 — Artist: Jeremy Stanger

Location: Andy K Muay Thai Academy at 7324 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95826
More location information: On the southern wall viewable from light-rail
If you like this mural, you may like… the northern wall of a garage at 1225 D St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head southeast on Ramona Avenue. Turn right on Power Inn Road. The next mural will be on your left.

Now that I have a decent picture of my #mural, I can post it here along with progress shots and a brief statement from a write about this piece in the Sacramento Bee. “The theme of the mural is a covert way to talk about #gentrification. The woman is the goddess Minerva, the Roman goddess of art and knowledge. She’s actually the woman that’s on the #California state seal, holding a shield and spear. So she’s a stand-in for the poor, working-class creative community in #Sacramento, who are in a sense being used to raise the profile of Sacramento and make it a hub for creativity but at the same time are being forced out. Because as the city’s profile rises, new development comes in, property taxes go up, and the artists that have been used to make the community interesting, fun and exciting can no longer afford to live here.” If you can, go see it in person: 3925 Power Inn Road. Sacramento CA. ✨🎨 • • • • #instagood #art #instaart #artoftheday #contemporaryart #instaartist #jeffmusser #saicalumni #artist #like4like * * * * 👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼😬 @artistsdrop @worldwide_publicity @newartistweb @millionaireart @saicpics @instagram @art.now @wideopenwalls916_ @notbanksyforum @graffitivogue @art_spotlight @streetartglobe @streetartnews @streetart_official @streetartnyc @nicestreetart @creativedebuts @create_mag @art.upon @artis.love

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37 — Artist: Jeff Musser

Location: Graphic Center at 3925 Power Inn Rd, Sacramento, CA 95826
More location information: On the southern wall
In the artist’s own words: “The theme of the mural is a covert way to talk about gentrification,” Musser explained to The Sacramento Bee. “The woman is the goddess Minerva, the Roman goddess of art and knowledge. She’s actually the woman that’s on the California state seal, holding a shield and spear.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of the garage at 1022 V St, Sacramento, CA 95818

On to the next mural: Head south on Power Inn Road. Turn left on Belvedere Avenue. The next mural will be on your left.

38 — Artist: Trav MSK

Location: American Furniture at 8301 Belvedere Ave, Sacramento, CA 95826
More location information: On the southern wall

If you like this mural, you may like… a parking lot wall behind CK Art at 2500 J St Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Head west on Belvedere Avenue. Turn left on Power Inn Road. Turn left on Alpine Avenue. The next mural will be on your left.

And it's finished! 6 long painting days, 3 @fewandfarwomen artists, and 130' of wall space. This brand new Art Nouveau inspired piece is located at 4301 Power Inn rd and was done as part of 40 new murals going up this week for the @wideopenwalls916_ mural festival in Sacramento… so much amazing art! Go check this and all the other murals out. So proud of Sacramento for getting behind this great project, and we are super excited to have been a part of it. Thanks to all the sponsors that made this week amazing. This wall was a collaborative effort between myself, @memersweets and @deityart … #wideopenwalls #wideopenwalls916 #wow916 #sacramentomuralfestival #visitsacramento #sacramento #sacramentoartists #sacramentostreetart #sacramentomurals

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39 — Artist: Few and Far: Deity, Meme and Ursula X. Young

Location: Mattress Factory & Furniture Outlet at 4301 Power Inn Rd, Sacramento, CA 95826
More location information: On the southern wall
In the artist’s own words: “It really was just an art nouveau-inspired, very feminine piece,” Young explained to The Sacramento Bee. “We’re an all-female crew so we really wanted to highlight that. … My dad used to take me to a lot of museums as a kid, so art nouveau has kind of been a part of my life for a long time. Alphonse Mucha – he was kind of a founder of the art nouveau movement, and it was always very kind of feminine and swirly and fluid.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of Consolidated Electrical Distributors at 1800 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95816

On to the next mural: Turn right on Power Inn Road. Turn left on 14th Avenue. Turn left on 44th Street. The next mural will be in the center of the campus.

40 — Artist: Sol Collective: Gabriel “2hermano” Romo

Location: Fruit Ridge Community Collaborative at 4625 44th St, Sacramento, CA 95820
More location information: On the northern wall of a building at the center of the campus

If you like this mural, you may like… one of the handful of murals inside Tequila Museo Mayahuel at 1200 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head north on 44th Street. Turn left on 14th Avenue. Turn right on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Turn left on Broadway. Turn left on 34th Street. The next mural will be on your left.

41 — Artist: Waylon Horner

Location: Arthur Henry’s Supper Club & Ruby Room at 3402 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95817
More location information: On the western wall
In the artist’s own words: “This is all free-style, just kind of like communication with the canvas, basically,” Horner explained to The Sacramento Bee. “I guess the closest thing I can use to describe this is it’s a playground for the eyes.”

If you like this mural, you may like… on the eastern wall of Urban Roots Brewery & Smokehouse at 1322 V St, Sacramento, CA 95818

On to the next mural: Head north on 34th Street. Turn left on Broadway. Turn left on 3rd Street. The next mural will be on your right.

42 — Artist: Okuda

Location: The Mill at 2550 3rd Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
More location information: On a silo
In the artist’s own words: “I paint animals and humans in equilibrium in the world,” Okuda explained to The Sacramento Bee, “all of them with the universe inside them.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the K Street underpass between 2nd and 3rd streets

On to the next mural: Head north on 3rd Street. Turn right on Broadway. Turn left on 5th Street. Turn right on S Street. The next mural will be on your left, after 7th Street.

43 — Artist: Jose Di Gregorio

Location: CADA at 701 S St Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall along the parking lot
In the artist’s own words: “There’s no sort of deeper meaning,” Di Gregorio explained to The Sacramento Bee. “People do ask, or have inquiries about what they think the work is, how it means to them, which I appreciate. I like that. It’s kind of a free association – everybody’s got their own interpretation. But I’m sort of just making the work. It’s an aesthetic that I enjoy, whether it’s the harmony of the lines, the meditative act of repetitious line drawing. Maybe it’s the closest thing I have to meditation.”

If you like this mural, you may like… the center of the Washington Elementary School campus at 520 18th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: The next mural will be along Rice Alley, north of the CADA parking lot.

44 — Artist: Micah Crandall-Bear

Location: SMUD – Station “D” Substation at 730 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall along Rice Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the eastern wall of a portable building at the center of the Crocker Riverside Elementary School campus at 2970 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818

On to the next mural: And the next mural will be to your right, on the same wall.

45 — Artist: Miles Toland

Location: SMUD – Station “D” Substation at 730 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall along Rice Alley
In the artist’s own words: “I think art is essential to remind ourselves that we’re creative beings,” Toland explained in the video embedded below, “and we’re to make things better and more beautiful.”

If you like this mural, you may like… above the entrance to Solomon’s Delicatessen at 726 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Turn left on 8th Street. Turn right on R Street. The next mural will be on your left, before 11th Street

46 — Artist: Molly Devlin and S.V. Williams

Location: 1015 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of Yummy Choice at 1601 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head east on R Street. The next mural will be on your right, after 11th Street.

47 — Artist: Diogo “Add Fuel” Machado

Location: Warehouse Artist Lofts at 1108 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the northern wall

If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of Shine Sacramento at 1400 E St, Sacramento, CA 95814

On to the next mural: Head east on R Street. The next mural will be on your left, after 13th Street.

48 — Artist: Lora Zombie

Location: 1729 13th St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall
In the artist’s own words: “Basically this picture is about what was in my mind when I was creating this,” Lora Zombie explained to The Sacramento Bee. “Everything that happens with me in my life, I’m always like, ‘Thank you, universe. Thank you, universe.’ So this piece is, like, the boy being in love with the universe, which means he’s super-thankful to the universe for all experiences that happen to him.”
If you like this mural, you may like… the southern wall of Crocker & Crocker at 1614 19th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

On to the next mural: The last mural in my tour may be the most subtle. Head east on R Street and park near 15th Street. The murals are at the northwestern and northeastern corners of the R Street Parking Plaza.

49 — Artist: Jake Castro

Location: R Street Parking Plaza at 1501 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: At the northwestern and northeastern corners
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of The Offices at Retro Lodge at 1115 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Congratulations! You’ve seen them all. Now go get some Hot Italian pizza.

BONUS: The following six murals were painted at the last two year’s festivals and are no more. A reminder that nothing lasts forever.

1 — Artist: “Ernie Fresh” Upton and Neal “Lopan” Bergmann

Location: Parole Unit Office at 1103 N B St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall

2 — Artist:  David Fiveash

Location: Art Foundry Building at 1025 R St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the southern wall

3 — Artist: Askew

Location: Pipeworks Brewery at 116 N 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811
More location information: On the eastern wall

4 — Artist: DDSO

Location:The Piercing Parlor at 917 7th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the northern wall along Improv Alley

5 — Artist: Kristin Farr

Location: Kaiser Permanente at 501 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the eastern wall
If you like this mural, you may like… the eastern wall at the former Sacramento Ballet location at 1631 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814

6 — Artist: Ludo

Location: 725 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
More location information: On the western wall along Improv Alley
If you like this mural, you may like… the western wall of 725 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

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