A mural is a painting, or other art media, such as tile, applied directly on a wall, ceiling, or other large permanent surface OR large art work permanently mounted for display to such surfaces.
Kingman, Arizona has a nice selection of quality building murals. Many have been done by local artist Sandy Rusinko, who is a member of the Mohave Artists and Craftsmen Guild.
Ms. Rusinko has been a muralist since the 1980s and has created many larger-than-life works in public settings for years, including the mural shown above that is on the Mohave Museum in Kingman, Arizona.
Other artists have completed a variety of murals around the city, including Bob Waldmire. Bob Waldmire is the most prolific and best-known artist specializing in Route 66-themed work. He has been traveling along Route 66 for about 40 years.
The Trotters RV mural was painted by high school teenagers who are part of the COalition YOuth TEam, a funded youth program of Mohave County. The COYOTE progam teaches youth job training and opportunities in a professional manner. Mark Melnick was the professional artist who lead the project.