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Hobe Sound Mural #26 “Sunrise Spoonbills” Will Be Dedicated On Wednesday, May 10, 2023. Public Is Invited To Unveiling And To Meet The Artists

Hobe Sound Murals celebrates the unveiling of #26, “Sunrise Spoonbills” and invites the public to join in the celebration on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.  Congratulations to artists Brenda Leigh and Nadia Utto for beautifying buildings throughout Florida and the latest one at 9045 Bridge Road!  Enjoy pink drinks, appetizers, and meet the artists! The Audubon of Martin County will share some interesting ornithological facts for us bird lovers! See if you can find the hidden phrase of ‘Hobe Sound Local’!  The Rickie Report shares the details about this dedication and includes a map of the other murals.






Landmark ARTS Inc

non profit public art



Hobe   Sound   Mural   #26

“Sunrise   Spoonbills”

9045 Bridge Road,  Hobe Sound, FL




 Mural Dedication:

 Wednesday, May 10th @ 5:30 PM 


Please join us for Pink Drinks & Appetizers:

The Artists – Brenda Leigh & Nadia Utto

The Audubon of Martin County – Executive Director Ray Klahne

Martin County Commissioner  – Harold Jenkins

Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency – Susan Kores and Jana Cox

Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce – CEO – Lainey Munich



Highlighting a nesting pair of roseate spoonbills, Hobe Sounds’ newest Mural “SUNRISE SPOONBILLS”, celebrates the splendor of these birds and our natural environment in a poetically elegant mural.




Mural #26 ” Sunrise Spoonbills” at 9045 Bridge Road  Hobe Sound, FL






This mural was painted by both the local artist, Nadia Utto of Urban Camouflage Arts Company, who spearheads the overall nonprofit Landmark Arts & its Hobe Sound Murals endeavor, along with Guest Artist, Brenda Leigh of Stuart, whose artistic specialty is exactly this kind of deft ability to transform spaces with sublime colors. Originally from Fort Lauderdale, she studied in California and spent many years in both the Virgin Islands and Hawaii honing her mural skills. Recently featured in the Stuart Magazine as an important local artist, having painted 22 public murals in that area. In addition, she is a mosaic public artist and a teaching artist, working to inspire others to find their own voice through their art. Brenda was also an artist on HSM#10 “A Taste of the Tropics” at Taste Restaurant.









As part of the vision for historic Hobe Sound, the Community Redevelopment Agency in Hobe Sound partnered with Urban Camouflage Arts Company to refresh existing murals and create new artwork in May of 2021. To date, the project provided the restoration of six murals located in the Hobe Sound CRA and the creation of this gorgeous addition on our beautiful new Bridge Road corridor.” Building owners, Pat & Mike Keeler restored the building and wanted a replacement of HSM#5 – “Home Sweet Home” – painted in 2009 by the project and the Hobe Sound Art League Guest Artists in a trompe l’oeil style which featured a fake window with lace curtains, painted shutters, window flower boxes and ornate ironwork. Although sad to see that one go, this is an example of how change can indeed be refreshing & positive.






The Hobe Sound Murals Project first began transforming the town with creative murals in 2009, with the mission of “Creating an outdoor gallery of beautiful walls, honoring our past history, present vitality and future promise”. It is part of the non-profit organization – Landmark Arts, Inc., with its overview mission of “Creating Community Culture”. Now, 14 years later, 26 unique murals have been completed along Bridge Road, Dixie & Federal Highways and Banner Lake Park with the support from building owners & tenants, general public and the efforts of over 50 regional artists & 100 community members.






For more information,  contact project coordinator Nadia Utto:  561-762-9202

Contact the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce

772-546-4724 for more information on upcoming scheduled tours.





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