Migrating Mural: Ogden Spreading its Wings with Monarch Murals Around Town

Photo by Benjamin Zach, Standard Examiner

Photo by Benjamin Zach, Standard Examiner

By MARK SAAL, Ogden Standard Examiner, September 20, 2018

A nationwide art project dedicated to spreading images of the monarch butterfly across the country is making a stop in Ogden this month and next. The Migrating Mural project is the brainchild of artist Jane Kim and her business partner, Thayer Walker. The two co-founded Ink Dwell Art Studio, in Half Moon Bay, California, six years ago... READ MORE


Nine Rails Creative District Showing Off Ogden’s Creative Side

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By RACHEL TROTTER, Northern Utah Business, Aug 16, 2018

It’s hard to miss the surge of creativity happening in downtown Ogden right now. And chances are, it has something to do with the Nine Rails Project. Sara Meess is the Senior Project Coordinator in the Business Development Division for Ogden City and has overseen much of what has been going on with the project. It stems from a grant the city received from the National Endowment for the Arts to hatch a master plan to step up the arts in downtown Ogden from 24th to 26th Streets between Madison and Grant Avenues. “We want to bring arts more into the public realm,” Meess said... READ MORE


Montana transplant Thaine Fischer has love for Ogden's historic architecture

Photo by Benjamin Zach, Standard Examiner

Photo by Benjamin Zach, Standard Examiner

By MITCH SHAW, Ogden Standard-Examiner, Jul 8, 2018

Thaine Fischer isn’t your typical developer. The Montana native turned diehard Ogden loyalist is in the midst of a $14 million overhaul of the 57,000-square-foot garage immediately east of The Bigelow Hotel… READ MORE