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Bayshore Art Walk

Welcome to the Bayshore Art Walk!

The reimagined Bayshore includes a vibrant display of original artwork by some of Milwaukee’s most talented artists. The Art Walk takes you throughout Bayshore and showcases a variety of murals and a can’t-miss augmented reality experience.

Use the detailed map below as your guide for this distinctive foray into local art and capture your experience with a selfie or photo. Tag us at @thebayshorelife, and discover each artists’ Instagram handles on their artwork and in the “About” section below.

Enjoy the imaginative experience of Bayshore's Art Walk!

art walk map
art walk mural references

About each mural location:

  1. Bigshot Robot - Total Wine | @bigshotrobot
    David Mark Zimmerman’s vibrant and inspiring mural tells the story of the curious pioneer within us all, navigating through this incredible journey called “life.”
  2. CERA - Total Wine | @cera_streetart
    CERA's beautiful landscape merges fantasy and reality as it captures the beauty of discovering Bayshore.
  3. Christina Persika - Bus Stop | @persikadesignco

    Paying homage to harmonious Mother Nature, local artist Christina Persika imagines a lively piece dancing with terrazzo-like patterns, color-blocking, and butterflies.

  4. Christina Persika - Cheesecake Factory | @persikadesignco

    Persika’s abstract work is a nod to legendary painter Vincent Van Gogh. Admiring this magnificent view is akin to frolicking through a whimsical hillside.

  5. Kristina Rolander - Orvis Garage Entrance | @kristinarolander

    Kristina Rolander’s energizing neon creation takes you on a visually psychedelic ride through a place you’d least expect.

  6. *Shane Walsh - Bayshore Place Apartments | @shanewalshpaintings

    Blending collage, photography, and digital technology, Shane Walsh’s works are distinct. At Bayshore, he merges an abstract painting with visual language from '90s subcultures. Download the Artivive App on your phone to view this mural as a mind-blowing, interactive augmented reality experience.

  7. John Kowalczyk & Fred Kaems - Parking Meter Art | @johnkowalczyk & @fred_the_artist

    Revered local artists John Kowalczyk and Fred Kaems transform monotonous parking meters into fantastical creatures, Picasso-inspired faces, and abstract shapes for the imagination.

  8. John Kowalczyk - Monster Meter Wall | @johnkowalczyk

    Across from the Apple store, Kowalczyk continues charming the property with his surreal signature style of myth, math, and magic with the monster meter wall.

  9. Emma Daisy - Shapes on Bayshore Dr. | @emmadaisy

    Bayshore art curator Emma Daisy paints geometric shapes that playfully dance and inspire viewers along their colorful exploration of The Yard.

  10. Emma Daisy & Real Abstract - Silver Spring Garage (East) | @emmadaisy & @real.abstract

    In a tag team effort, Daisy and Dave Watkins celebrate nature in the concrete jungle by creating a delightful bouquet of blooming native florals.

  11. Sid Ylagan - Silver Spring Building | @sidpaints
    Commuter, a larger-than-life mural by local designer Sid Ylagan, highlights Bayshore's business and residential areas.

  12. Anwar Floyd-Pruitt & Real Abstract - Wall of Faces | @anwarfp & @real.abstract

    Fine artists Anwar Foyd-Pruitt & Watkins collaborate on a brilliant mural continuum to show how community and connectivity are core pillars of the reimagined Bayshore.

  13. Bigshot Robot - Northshore Passthrough | @bigshotrobot

    Inspired by the lakefront and the Milwaukee Art Museum architecture, Zimmerman takes the viewer through an immersive and serene passageway connecting the parking garage to the main square.

  14. Fred Kaems - Submarine Meter Wall | @fred_the_artist

    A talented muralist, Kaems transforms what was once just a wall of utility meters into a submersive underwater submarine ship to explore freshwater fish of Lake Michigan.

  15. Kristina Rolander - Northshore Garage Entrance | @kristinarolander

    Once overlooked, a parking garage now becomes a whimsical universe, offering a dash of inspirational joy, an Instagrammable moment, and an opportunity for connection.

  16. Emma Daisy & Real Abstract - Silver Spring Garage (West) | @emmadaisy & @real.abstract

    Located by Trader Joes, Daisy and Watkins continue their uplifting collaboration to brighten the west-facing parking garage with blossoming swamp rose and phlox.

Upcoming Events

BAYSHORE Game Days! (April 2021)
BAYSHORE Game Days! (April 2021)

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

BAYSHORE Blood Drive
BAYSHORE Blood Drive

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM