New mural debuts in McEwen Northside

The new mural is located in McEwen Northside. (Courtesy McEwen Northside, Kelsey Montague)
The new mural is located in McEwen Northside. (Courtesy McEwen Northside, Kelsey Montague)

The new mural is located in McEwen Northside. (Courtesy McEwen Northside, Kelsey Montague)

Cool Springs is now home to a new mural painted by Kelsey Montague, creator of the wings mural in the Gulch in Nashville and the rainbow mural at Capitol View.

The new mural, titled, "What Lifts You?," features a series of kites with tails that visitors can take photos holding onto and is painted on the side of Vintage Vine 100, located in McEwen Northside along Aspen Grove and McEwen drives.


McEwen Northside officials announced the mural's debut in mid-May.

“When the world has settled again, this mural will represent what I always want to ask: ‘What Lifts You?’” Montague said in a release. “These kites will be uplifting and fun images that hopefully stop people in their tracks and get them to reflect on what is most important to them. But right now, in the midst of a pandemic, kites are metaphors for hope—something we have to keep hanging on to. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. We just have to keep hanging on.”
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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