5 Street Art Locations In St. George
Not too long ago I wrote a piece about street art in Cedar City with the intention of writing a companion piece for St. George. I’ve been doing some research and with some help from Mikey, teamwork makes the dream work, I have enough to put something really cool together.
I want to start off with a little bit of the history of street art, the same way I did with my Cedar City piece. I find it interesting and I think you will too.
If you’re like me and many other people, you probably follow a street/urban art page or artist on social media. According to Google’s Arts and Culture page on street art, “no one really knows if street art happened deliberately or if it was a spontaneous occurrence, but it does seem it all started in Manhattan’s Washington Heights section and by the early 80’s Graffiti was being labeled as Urban Art”. And according to Discover Goldmark, a gallery located in England, “urban art is as old as the streets themselves”. “Graffiti has been found on the walls, marketplaces, and other areas of Rome, Egypt, and Greece”. It seems that if the materials and time have been available, humans have desired to express themselves through art.
Here are five locations for street art in St. George starting with:
“Hope and Unity” at the St. George Art Museum
The St. George Art Museum is located at 47 East 200 North.
“TribUte” at the Electric Theater
The Electric Theater is located at 68 East Tabernacle.
“Ironman Wall” at the Bear Paw Café
The Bear Paw Cafe is located at 75 North Main Street.
“With Love From Utah” on the back wall of Red Cliffs Mall
Red Cliffs Mall is located at 1770 Red Cliffs Drive.
“Welcome To Greater Zion” in the alley next to Thomas Judd’s Store
Thomas Judd's Store is located at 62 West Tabernacle.
Here's a link to the article I used for research for some of the locations in the article.