APSU Wall Mural

318 College Street, Clarksville, TN 37040


Find the APSU Wall Mural on the parking lot wall between the APSU Bookstore and the Jenkins Building (on College Street).

The content of the mural illustrates various characteristics of the APSU campus, such as the APSU School of Nursing, the Aviation Science Program, the University’s large military-affiliated student population, fans and community supporters, and the F&M Bank Arena. It has four different areas for interactive photos and was completed by local artist Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun with assistance from Karley Davis, an APSU student majoring in studio art. Aka-Bashorun has created other murals in the area, including the “Starry Night” mural located at 420 Madison Street in Clarksville.

Several donors contributed to the supplies for the mural, including members of the Jenkins family, F&M Bank, Orgain Building Supplies, and Benjamin Moore Paints.

“It is our hope that the mural will be a photo destination for our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members,” APSU Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the APSU Foundation Kris Phillips said. “We want to thank the APSU Foundation Creative Arts Committee for its vision, leadership, and commitment to promoting the quality of the arts in the APSU community and the City of Clarksville through this project.”

Members of the APSU Foundation Creative Arts Committee include Founding Chair Hampton Bourne, Chair Thomasa Ross, Andrea Herrera, Maggie Kullback, Charles Foust, and Kara Kindall. “The mural located between the APSU Bookstore and the Jenkins building will serve as a fun connection between our campus and the surrounding community,” APSU President Mike Licari said. “It is a vibrant addition to the area around College Street, a space that enhances our overall campus atmosphere.”