A Pop of Color on Public Spaces




Folding the Prism - Spring Garden St, Philadelphia . Image © Jessie & Katey

Folding the Prism – Spring Garden St, Philadelphia . Image © Jessie & Katey

If a painting can trigger its viewers’ emotions with just one observation, imagine the impact of a building-sized mural on an entire city.

Baltimore-based artists Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn found a way to enhance people’s lives through art by adding visual playfulness to public spaces. Since 2012, they have been working on sculptures and large-scale murals, curving around building corners and spilling them onto the ground. The artistic duo explored themes of movement and symmetry by experimenting with bold color combinations, patterns in nature, and woven textiles.

Take a look at some of the lively murals created by Jessie and Katey that transform public spaces into colorful experiences.

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