Definition of muralist in US English:

muralist

noun

  • See mural

    • ‘The vitality, reliance on linear profile and formal gesture remind me quite strongly of Mexican muralists like Diego Rivera and the graffiti artists of the 80s and 90s.’
    • ‘They represent part of a conscious celebration of Mesoamerican aesthetics shared with the muralists and other artists working in post-revolutionary Mexico on a nationalist project.’
    • ‘I have often heard artists credit their grandparents or parents who were potters or carvers, muralists or weavers, traditional healers, praise singers or storytellers.’
    • ‘I left the San Francisco murals scene a few years later, tired of its supposedly socially-conscious artists backbiting and claim-jumping for grants, feeling that too many muralists only did artwork when a check arrived.’
    • ‘My grandfather though, was a muralist in Ireland and he worked painting the saints and religious scenes in churches across the land.’