“Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” -Anni Albers
Take a moment to explore the exceptional public art that is available at your fingertips right here at Gwinnett.
Murals in Gwinnett
Gwinnett has fantastic public art on display for all to see. This is by no means a complete list of Gwinnett’s murals, but you can click here for more murals. People love to take photos with our murals, so take a virtual tour via social media below or check them out yourself!
NORCROSS – “TUMBLEFIELD” AND “GREETINGS FROM NORCROSS”
Two artists, Lauren Pallotta and Jon Graham, transformed Skin Alley in Norcross with their mural, “Tumblefield”. These playful foxes are sure to put a smile on your face. Tumblefield is currently the showcase of the appropriately named Norcross first brewery “Social Renard” brewery. Located near 20 Skin Alley, Norcross, GA 30071
Atomic Wash, a Norcross-based digital marketing and branding agency, designed and donated the concept of the “Greetings from Norcross” mural. The design celebrates 8 iconic people and places in the city’s history, becoming an aesthetically interesting and educational piece for visitors and residents alike. Located near 7 Jones St NW, Norcross, GA 30071
DULUTH – “THE CHOCOLATE LADY” AND “THE COSMIC TUNNEL”
In downtown Duluth you will be greeted by “The Chocolate Lady”. She resides on the side of The Chocolate Factory (naturally), and represents some of the beautiful, handmade truffles you can find inside the store. Located near 3099 Main St, Duluth, GA 30096
“The Cosmic Tunnel” is an interactive and educational mural that shows the size and spatial relationship between the planets in our solar system, as well as their orbital paths. Located at Bunten Road Park, 3180 Bunten Rd, Duluth, GA 30096
Fanfare (3116 Main Street, Duluth, GA 30096), Duluth identified (located on the south side of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard) and Dream big (located along Hill Street).
SUGAR HILL – SWEET LIFE
The Sugar Hill town mural is calm and serene, as is the town itself. Enjoy the beautiful scene of a sunset. Located near 4988 W Broad St NE, Sugar Hill, GA 30518
SUWANEE – #SUWANEE MURAL AND SUWANEE GATEWAY
Alexandra Sorto, who was 17 at the time, painted the beautiful #Suwanee mural that resides in Suwanee. The giant mural reflects the city’s past and offers a glimpse into its future. Located near the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Buford Expressway
Holtkamp Heating & Air has created murals on the sides of its new headquarters on Interstate 85 at Suwanee Gateway. The mural first features Settles Bridge, depicting the past and drawing the viewer into the mural. As they cross the bridge, it metaphorically leads the viewer into the present and the iconic Suwanee Town Hall that today serves as the center of the community. A secondary mural on the south side of the building captures the energy and vibrancy of Suwanee’s music, arts and parks scene. Located at 60 Old Peachtree Rd NE, Suwanee, GA 30024
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Suwanee SculpTour / I Arted in the Car
The City of Suwanee has compiled a comprehensive list of the city’s public art works that can be viewed from the comfort of your own car with I made art in the car! If you want to stretch your legs, head to downtown Suwanee and take a SculpTour on-site public art offerings that include several rotating sculptures and a few permanent pieces.
Button Art at Corners Connector Trail at Peachtree Corners
Stroll through the new Peachtree Corner multi-use trail system and enjoy the public art along the way. Here you’ll find the first of 6 Button Art sculptures for Peachtree Corners, the first of which is known as “A Bot’s Best Friend” and created by local artist Lance Campbell. Want to see more buttons?
Click here for a list of other Button Art through Gwinnett.
The impressive architecture known as BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will drop your jaw as you pass the unexpected structure along Hwy 29 in Lilburn. Hand-carved (yes … you read that right. Hand. Carved.) By volunteers, the beauty of this modern wonder is unmatched.
Looking to visit? Be sure to read our Guide to know before you go.
This press release was produced by the Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau. The opinions expressed are those of the author.