These Walls Can Talk: Muralist Steve Hunter Honors Notable Dallas Residents
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These Walls Can Talk: Muralist Steve Hunter Honors Notable Dallas Residents

Facebook Twitter email Print Article AA If you’ve driven at all through Dallas, you’ve no doubt come across some of local artist Steve Hunter’s work. Be it signage painted on the exterior of one of your favorite watering holes, or a mural that you took a selfie in front of in Deep Ellum, Hunter has painted his mark on the city of Dallas. The muralist hails from the U.K. He first visited Dallas in 2004 to work on some murals, and after that trip, he decided to move here on a work visa. While Hunter was teaching art in Oak Cliff, he met his wife and settled in Dallas permanently. After six years of teaching, he quit to become a full-time muralist. “It wasn’t for the money, of course, it was just really something I wanted to do,” Hunter says. “I just decided to go for it. “After the recession, there were a lot of businesses opening up in Deep Ellum that needed murals or signage. I first painted a mural at Club Dada to see if I wanted to make it a business. I enjoyed it, and I’ve been doing it ever since.” Hunter has always been drawn […]

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