Murals in the EDGE District
The EDGE District is known as one of St. Pete's coolest places. No surprise, then, that it has some of the coolest murals around.
Mural-spotting is just one of the many amazing ways to experience St. Pete's EDGE District. You'll find EDGE District murals between 1st Avenues North and South, from Dr. MLK Jr St. (9th St.) to 16th St. Download the PixelStix app to learn more about each mural as you meander.
Artist: Brian Butler. About the mural: With a nod to the Tampa Bay area’s heavy metal scene, Miami-based Shine 2020 artist Brian Butler uses two walls to confront a lesser-known aspect of climate change: ocean acidification. One features a metal-inspired, skull-shaped crab surrounded by sea creature remains; the other depicts mollusks and corals as the pH scale. Located on the wall of MÜV Dispensary. The mural is meant to be viewed with accompanying tracks written by Miami metal band Torche.
Location: 1101 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Lauren YS. About the mural: This large-scale mural, created during SHINE Mural Festival 2017, brings a sense of wonder to the St. Pete community, depicting a heroine of the sea. Lauren's art appears at festivals such as Art Basel Miami, Pow!Wow! Hawaii, and PangeaSeed SeaWalls, as well as in galleries in Vienna, London, and Sydney.
Location: 240 MLK Jr St. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Derek Donnelly. About the mural: A nostalgic mural paying homage to 70s, 80s and 90s pop culture, this two-story work features characters from cult classics like Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks.
Location: 269 1th St. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Taylor White. About the mural: Hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, SHINE 2019 artist Taylor White finds inspiration from improvisational dance and exquisitely expressive movements of the human figure – something the dancers’ rosy hues heightens.
Location: 276 Dr. MLK Jr. St. N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Artist: Angela Faustina. About the mural: Faustina is an Atlanta-based artist who created this vibrant masterpiece, located right behind Green Bench Brewing Co., for the 2018 SHINE Mural Festival. It captures macro details of juicy fruit at the height of ripeness. Her vibrant perspective on the sticky sweetness of organic produce reflects the colors and beauty of life.
Location: 1133 Baum Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Girl With Doberman
Artist: Evoca1. About the mural: Miami-based Evoca1’s SHINE 2015 installation covers three stories and spans the entire width of this large building. It depicts a young girl resting against a sleeping doberman that is wearing a muzzle.
Location: 1246 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Axel Void & L.E.O. About the mural: The mural is based on a juxtaposition of two images. The one in the background is an interpretation from a photograph taken in Washington Square Park, where people get together once a year and have a pillow fight. In the circle is a launch drill in North Korea.
Location: 165 13th St. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
How to Crack the Strange
Artist: Morning Breath. About the mural: Back for SHINE 2019 having lost their first SHINE mural to construction, these talented Brooklyn artists are known for keeping it weird with their boundary-pushing illustrative style.
Location: 250 Dr. MLK Jr. St. N., 33705
Artist: Mikael B. About the mural: This vibrant blend of sharp geometric shapes and fluid natural forms was created as part of the 2017 Shine Mural Festival.
Location: 1123 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Greg Mike. About the mural: Atlanta-based Greg Mike’s vibrant creation is a larger-than-life example of his playful style.
Location: 915 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Stephen Palladino. About the mural: Created as part of the 2017 Shine Mural Festival, this colorful wall depicts numerous characters alongside though-provoking phrases.
Location: 276 Dr. MLK St. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Mwanel Pierre-Louis. About the mural: This mural juxtaposes fragmented experiences and has a strong emphasis on the relationship between subject and color.
Location: 1100 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33705
The Rays Tunnel
Artist: Ya La'ford. About the mural: This geometric design, enhanced by blue lights, leads you to and from Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays, via the subterranean tunnel that takes fans from Ferg’s to the stadium beneath 1st Ave. S.
Location: 1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg, 33705
Artist: Daniel Barojas. About the mural: This mural, created by Mexico-born Barojas, depicts Tlaloc, the Aztec god of fertility and rain, with vibrant primary colors and sharp geometric elements.
Location: 1211 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33705