Jake Elliott and Eric Mobe Bass: On Air
BNA Terminal Garage
Dedicated: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
mural “On Air” is a play on words, paying homage to the rich musical history of
our city and to the role aviation plays in building our strong culture. “On
Air” acts as a window from the airport into the city, pulling viewers into a
depiction of a recording studio, overlooking the state-of-the-art BNA airport
and iconic Nashville skyline, and inviting them to step up to the mic.
piece was designed to give Nashvillians and visitors a fun, interactive, and
snapshot-worthy experience, turning what is normally a passive, mundane
activity (waiting) into something that builds memories and captures the spirit
of our city.
Air” is a collaboration by two accomplished Nashville-based artists, Jake
Elliott and Eric “Mobe” Bass. Their public art pieces can be found throughout
Nashville from Charlotte Avenue to East Nashville.
Jake is the founder of WHAT. Creative Group, an arts
organization focused on engaging public art pieces and Jake has a strong studio
practice. Eric is a recognized muralist, known for his deep understanding of
color, light, and spray precision. His murals can be seen all around Nashville
and Middle Tennessee.