Photo by J Spinney
Two canvases are displayed on a red brick wall. One is a photograph of a purple flower and one is a painting of a woman underwater. The woman is reaching forward and looking upwards. Bubbles are coming from her open mouth.
Artist(s): Rebekah Durkee-Murphy

Mural by Rebekah Durkee-Murphy

Completed: 2017

Through funding provided by the NSCC Difference Dollars for Service Learning Program and in partnership with the Town of Yarmouth and the Yarmouth Art Society, NSCC Burridge Campus Applied Media and Communication Arts graduate Rebekah Durkee-Murphy created and donated this piece. The artist calls this mural a “struggle painting” depicting a woman reaching for new opportunities. This mural is a part of the Yarmouth Beautification Project and was installed in 2017.

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Where to Find This Mural

Location: Main Street and Brown Street Yarmouth, NS B5A 1E3 Get Directions

Accessibility: The mural is located in downtown Yarmouth, on the side of a building. The sidewalk is wide but appears to have cracks, crevices and uneven pavement.