After being commissioned by local Nelson businessman Tom Sturgess, Golden Bay painter Chris Fergusson has finished his massive height mural, which he has called “Urban Jungle.”
The local paper the Nelson Mail reports that Chris has embedded his own “easter eggs” inside the mural. He is challenging visitors to the site to spot any of the 4 birds that he has painted into the dense green foliage.
Where exactly is the mural?
If you are at the top of town, at the base of the “Church Steps”, and then were to glance in a north easterly direction, you can’t miss it.
And, just who is Chris Finalyson?
Perhaps a glance at one of his other major Nelson works will tell you, the iconic ………
…..“Aotearoa” mural on Wakefield Quay was also completed by Chris back in the mid 1980’s, and just recently, repainted again to its former glorious colour scheme.