Keeping You Sewing Mural

Sean Tyler, a graduate student in the School of Art & Art History, collaborated with downtown Clinton officials and business owner Kim Rentz to design a mural that captures the character of both a downtown anchor business, Keeping You Sewing, and elements of Clinton's history and surroundings. 

The "quilted" landscape, flowing away from the realistic sewing machine, showcase native Iowa flowers, the river connection, and Clinton's agricultural heritage. The mural was installed in August 2022.  Drew Ettiene served as an advisor for the project and the UI Grant Wood Art Colony provided additional support.  

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