“Honey Drips and Flowers” Mural by Juan Carlos Duron Martinez

Located behind the Imagination Station Science & History Museum, on the retaining wall surrounding the Pollinator Garden and parking lot.

224 Nash St, Wilson, NC 27893

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and Wilson Arts.

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Artist Statement

  Juan Carlos Duron Martinez is a Self-Taught Visual Artist stationed in Wilson, NC. 

Born in Leon, Guanajuato Mexico. He immigrated to The United States at the age of 8 years old. He has spent the majority his life living in Wilson, where he grew up and currently resides. He established an interest in art at an early age. As he experimented with different mediums he found a calling in watercolor. In his early work his interest laid mostly in portraiture, then turned to landscape and architectural painting to develop his abilities. Juan Carlos continues to explore new mediums and subjects in hopes to continue growing his skill set.

Juan Carlos has exhibited work in local galleries, participated in art competitions, and has been commissioned to create both public and private art projects. He has taught a children’s Art Camp and has been featured on a number of art related podcasts. Juan Carlos enjoys engaging in the community and sharing his creative capabilities with those around him.

In addition, Juan Carlos is a former board member of Eyes on Main Street. A local Non Profit Organization whose goal is to provide free local access to photography from around the world. Here in Wilson, NC. To learn more about the organization and it’s exhibitions, workshops, lectures and more. Visit http://www.eyesonmainstreetwilson.com.

In the future, Juan Carlos hopes to continue creating artwork that breaks traditional boundaries and expectations, expanding his knowledge of the craft, and sharing in his experience with you.

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