Aki Mural Studio Chicago specializes in custom, hand painted murals. Our artists create elegant mural paintings and stunningly realistic trompe l'oeil.
Michael Colligan is our art director and lead muralist. A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Michael is widely recognized as an expert decorative painter, trompe l'oeil artist, and fine art muralist. He has studied in Florence, Italy at the Studio Art Centers International, and at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland. Michael began his career in mural painting 20 years ago in Ireland, where he was commissioned by the Dublin Children's Hospital to create a series of murals.
Aki Mural Studio Chicago is emerging as one of Chicago's most sought after mural firms. Our clients include interior designers, business owners, homeowners, architecture and design firms, art consultants, museums, hospitals, contractors, and even puppet studios. Our artists' murals have graced buildings as varied as the lobby of the world-famous Sears Tower in Chicago; the Spertus Museum also in Chicago; the Crystal Lake Country Club in Pompano Beach Florida; and the historic Benton County Courthouse in Vinton, Iowa.
Our mural studio is located in Chicago, Illinois in the Wicker Park neighborhood just north of Downtown. We serve the entire Chicagoland region, including the city and the surrounding Chicago suburbs. We also work with clients throughout the U.S. and internationally. Our murals can be developed through sketches online, hand painted in the studio, and then shipped for installation. Murals painted on canvas can be installed like "mural wallpaper". Our muralists are also available to work on site - we can travel to your location and paint directly onto your walls, ceilings, or other surfaces.
Our artistic services include:
-trompe l'oeil painting
-decorative faux finishes
-fine oil paintings
-fine acrylic paintings
-faux stone, faux marble, and faux wood
Contact us for a free artistic consultation and estimate. We may be reached via email, or telephone 815-554-6114.