Dixie State graduate discovers a love of murals by ‘painting the town’

Local artist paints town with murals at new businesses in Southern Utah

In lots of the new companies on the town, there may be wall artwork and murals that showcase the enterprise’s fashion and it is all executed by one artist, Tiffany Dewitt.  

Dewitt has lived in St. George for seven years and graduated from Dixie State College in 2017 with a level in graphic design. Nonetheless, it was that very same yr she found her love of mural artwork and doing massive artwork items. When the Artwork within the Metropolis mission happened, Dewitt was one of many artists who painted the bison statues round city. Dewitt can be the artist who painted the tunnel on the DSU Campus.  

Tiffany Dewitt, a local muralist paints artwork for new businesses.

“In 2016 2017, after I graduated from DSU, that is once I began, began specializing in the large-scale portray, and I simply, I fell in love with it till and ever since then, I actually been doing a lot of murals, I’ve executed a few canvas work,” Dewitt stated.  

Quickly after portray a few of the bison statues in 2016, Dewitt began her personal enterprise for lettering, illustrations, and murals referred to as “Reside Lengthy and Letter” on Instagram.  The brand new elementary faculty on the time, Panorama Elementary, had a wall in want of some artwork and Dewitt determined to supply her providers. She has additionally executed artwork in Pine View Highschool.  

A few of Dewitt’s most up-to-date work consists of artwork at Farmstead Bakery, wall artwork at Dandy Tandems (a soon-to-be-opened bike rental store in St. George), and a Dolly Parton portray up North on the Gateway mall in Salt Lake.  

“I undoubtedly assume that mural artwork continues to be actually new right here. And companies are nonetheless studying about the advantages of portray murals and having murals and yeah, and I am simply glad that I might be somebody to color the city sort of and, you recognize, add that coloration and that is enjoyable as a result of it is undoubtedly turn out to be an enormous factor with social media and all the things now too, to have murals in cities,” Dewitt stated.  

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