Utah Tech University

Trailblazer Tunnel
Mural Contest

The Trailblazer Tunnel mural project provides artists the opportunity to compete for a chance to create an original art piece that will serve as a front door to Utah Tech University.


awarded to the winner as well as a featured spot on all Utah Tech University Trailblazers Art in the City’s promotional material!

What We Are Looking For

The mural will encompass the entire west entrance to the new Trailblazer tunnel located on 400 S. The application will be open until October 15 at 5 p.m.

We would like each artist to submit a mural design with the inspiration being Dixie State University Trailblazers.

Artists must make sure that the mural will be able to stand up to outside weather, i.e., sealant, polyurethane etc., any and all styles are welcomed for submission.

Aug 27, 2019 Application Submissions Open

Oct 15, 2019 Submissions Close

5:00 pm

Nov 01, 2019 Artist Selected

Jan 01, 2019 Painting Begins

Apr 01, 2019 Mural Completed


  • Artists must be at least 18 years of age
  • Artists must submit samples or images of the proposed mural design with application
  • Artist must provide 3-5 examples of previous artwork
  • Entries must be artist’s original work

If accepted, artist’s work must be complete (including weather proofing) by April 1, 2020
A paint and supplies (brushes etc.,) stipend will be provided.


A committee of Utah Tech University Faculty and Staff along with the City of St. George will select participants based on the artist’s submissions and the demonstrated strength of the artist’s concept and craftsmanship, as well as originality of the proposed mural.