Dozens of murals are making Salt Lake City ‘a free outdoor museum’

The Salt Lake Tribune | Sean P. Means, August 18, 2019

For Jann Haworth, executing her latest mural depends on how fast she can lay down paint.

Haworth and her crew spent a recent Sunday morning rolling out magenta paint on asphalt, then adding a layer of tiny glass beads — “This is more like ground glass; it’s really terrifying,” she said — then pressing another roller over it to make sure the beads embed themselves in the paint.

All this had to be done within two minutes, she added, before the paint dried in the August sun. “It’s a trailblazing experience,” said Haworth, who plans to continue work on the mural this weekend….READ MORE

Commissioned artists painting parts of South Salt Lake for Mural Fest 2019

FOX 13 News | May 5, 2019

Some creative people are painting parts of the city of South Salt Lake this week.

The city commissioned ten artists for Mural Fest 2019.

A variety of buildings and warehouses are being painted on or near West Temple Street between 2100 South and 2400 South.

The artists were assigned a location and worked with local businesses to come up with their design….READ MORE

New wall art taking shape in South Salt Lake as part of annual Mural Fest

KUTV 2 News | Larry D. Curtis, May 1, 2019

Saltfire Brewing company describes itself as a different — you might say off the wall — and uses the deep sea monster anglerfish with its moniker. So it isn’t all that surprising that the brewery is putting more imaginative deep-sea imagery on the wall — outside its South Salt Lake tasting room….READ MORE

Paint the Town: Murals Adorn Granary District and South Salt Lake

SLUG Magazine | Zaina Abujebarah, February 28, 2019

It doesn’t take an eye for art to notice that Salt Lake City is changing in a colorful, creative way. Renya Nelson and Derek Dyer are people fueled by their passion for art and their cities, and they both chased their instincts to paint the town. They hope to create a stronger sense of community and presence with colorful, engaging murals through continuing mural projects they’ve overseen within the last year. Dyer’s is South Salt Lake’s Mural Festival and Reyna’s is to beautify the Granary district….READ MORE