This colorful mural, featuring work by Trent Call (left wall) Gailon Justus aka Sweet Needles (central), and Mike Murdock (right), along with a community garden, has transformed a boarded-up building and helped to revitalize this nook of the Granary District near the Central Ninth Market. In 2015, ground was broken […]
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With our In Plain Site byline we feature publicly viewable art, both official and street art, throughout the state of Utah.
This mural on the northeast corner of the Big-D Construction Corporation in Downtown Salt Lake City features a construction worker. The building itself (established in 1922) is a historic landmark, the first cast-in-place concrete warehouse West of the Mississippi. It was very important to Big-D president Jack Livingood […]
James Kirkland, a local muralist who spent years as an artist in both New York City and San Francisco, painted these large illusion murals on the backside of the Positively Fourth Street music practice space. These murals are an easy cross-walk distance from Pioneer Park. Head over to see […]
One reason it made sense for Mural Fest to land on the blocks of West Temple south of 2100 South in May 2018 is there were already a number of painted murals in the area. One of these is the north wall of the Bicycle Collective, where for the […]
Roger Whiting, another muralist who worked on the Mr. Muffler building during the 2018 Mural Fest in South Salt Lake, engaged 65 students in South Salt Lake community after-school programs to design and paint a mural. It was a feat that was empowering for both Whiting and the […]
Street mural by Daniel Overstreet, created in May 2018 as part of Mural Fest. Discover more art with our Art Lake City map In Plain SiteWith our In Plain Site byline we feature publicly viewable art, both official and street art, throughout the state of Utah.
Billy Hensler, an artist from Provo, UT, painted this massive wolf on the east side of the Mr. Muffler building in South Salt Lake as part of the first-ever South Salt Lake Mural Fest. Hensler has been painting murals as his “day job” for years and said it […]
Graphic designer, photographer, painter, street artist, Josh Scheuerman enjoys expressing his ideas on canvases large or small – including this large brick “canvas” provided by Signed and Numbered, a custom frame and art shop in South Salt Lake. The mural was completed as part of the first annual South Salt […]
“Convergence” by Douwe Blumberg. Photo by Chiana Rossiter. “Convergence,” a 20-foot-tall work of cast aluminum forming a partial male head that peers skyward, adds a sense of intrigue and mystery to the nondescript government building it flanks, just off I-215 in Taylorsville. Installed in October of 2017, Douwe Blumberg’s sculpture […]
Photo by Kelly Green, September 2012. Painted by various Salt Lake City teenagers, the mural displays different narratives with themes of hope, health, and loving care. The mural is located on the east side of the Fourth Street Clinic – Pamela Atkinson Center building. It reads: “Welcome to the […]
Muralist Jorge Arellano moved from Mexico City to Salt Lake City and began painting murals when he realized his passion for stencil graffiti. Before painting, he played in multiple punk bands. His murals represent the voices of oppressed men, women, and children.This mural faces UTA’s S-Line TRAX. Created May, 2018. Photo […]
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