Mural Art is on the rise in Salt Lake City. What’s behind the art form explosion

FOX 13 | September 12, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY — Creative Mural Art is on the rise in Salt Lake City. But what’s behind the art form explosion?

“This is actually my niece,” mural artist Bill Louis said as he pointed to his mural painting located outside Hobby Lobby at West Valley Fair Mall. “She’s a Pacific Island girl. So the murals titled ‘Where We Belong,’ and so it’s, it’s to represent people of color that have moved to Utah, that have come here to kind of make Utah their home.”


Grid City Music Fest: A Celebration of South Salt Lake City

SLUG Mag | August 24, 2023

If you live in Salt Lake City and have ever made the trek to Winco on 2193 S. Main, you might not have realized it, but you actually crossed into a completely different municipality: South Salt Lake City, the location of this year’s Grid City Music Fest (GCMF) taking place Aug. 25–26.


10 New Murals Added in South Salt Lake for 6th Annual Mural Fest

ABC 4 | May 13, 2023

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (ABC4) — Ten artists from all over the world visited South Salt Lake this week to each work on a mural for the city’s Creative Industries Zone. Their work will be ready to be shown to the world this weekend.


Best Friends Paint Murals Around Utah

FOX 13 | May 31, 2022

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — The streets of Utah are becoming more colorful, and it has nothing to do with the blooming flowers.

New murals are popping up on buildings, all thanks to best friends who are helping propel the growth of the art form.