Ali Mitchell, 28, is a designer and entrepreneur. She holds two bachelors degrees from the University of Utah in Painting and Drawing, and Art History, as well as a certificate of coding, also from the U of U, in Full-Stack Web Development.
Ali is the founder of create360 Design studios, formally know as APXR multimedia, and the Founder of the Underground LLC. She has been an established artist in Park City and Salt Lake City for the past 14 years.
She has exhibited her work throughout Utah at the Kimball Art Center and festival, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and the Springville Museum of Art-- as well as at national venues including the School of Art Institute of Chicago and the National Conference of Undergraduate Research, 2016 in Asheville, North Carolina.
Throughout her career, Ali has donated countless hours and artwork to local non profits including Planned Parenthood, the National Ability Center, the Pride Center, ArtsKids and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.
Ali is an avid hiker and climber and most all her works are inspired by her love of natural beauty and sustainable design.
Grants & Awards
2011- 39th Annual Utah All-State High School Show: First Congressional Award, Honorable Mention
2012- 40th Annual Utah All-State High School Trustee Award and Scholarship
2012-2013 Emma Eccles Fine Arts Scholarship
2014-2016- Marion Stieble Siciliano Fine Arts Institute Scholarship
2014- Faculty Award at the Annual Student Art Exhibition at the University of Utah
2014- Juror's Award, Runner- Up to Best in Show at the Annual Student Art Exhibition at the University of Utah
2015-2016 Departmental Scholarship of the Art/Art History Department of the University of Utah
2015- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Research Assistantship Grant Awarded by the University of Utah
2015- City Weekly's Best of Utah Arts 2015 Staff Pick Award for "SELF_Created: Identity Today" at Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts
2015- Francis Family Foundation award and Assistantship for Undergraduate Research
2016- Distinguished Student for Undergraduate Research from the College of Fine Arts of the University of Utah
Exhibitions & Festivals
2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017- Opening Night Art Auction and Gala at the Kimball Art Center in Park City, UT
2010- 39th Annual Utah All-State high School Show at the Springville Museum of Art
2011-2012- All-State High School Travelling Show
2011- School of Art Institute of Chicago online exhibition
2012- Kimball Art Center Charity Lift Auction
2013-2016 Annual Student Art Exhibition at the University of Utah- Juried show
2013- Kimball Arts Festival in Park City, Ut
2014-"Self_Created: Identity Today" at Mestizo Institute of Arts and Culture
2013-2017 BFA Student Run Annual Show at the University of Utah
2015- Gala and Art Auction at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts fundraiser for Planned Parenthood
2016- National Conference of Undergraduate Research in Asheville North Carolina, Art Talk and Exhibition
2016- Kimball Art Center “Artoberfest” online Auction
2017- "Oil Fields: Foregoing Fossil Fuel" A contemporary art exhibition at the Mestizo Institute of Arts and Culture
2018- Art Meets Fashion
2018- Virtual Identity Summit November, Park City, U