Sky High Murals is the largest outdoor mural company in the country. They do it all. They hand paint advertisements, murals, public art projects, fine art canvases, and large commercial signage anywhere there clients need them. If you haven’t already seen, heard and known, now’s your chance. This shit is awesome.

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SHK: I FIND THIS IDEA COMPLETELY AMAZING. I WOULD NEVER THINK TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS. I KNOW THAT YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED WITH GRAFFITI. WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Paul Lindahl: Haha, yeah what we do actually makes zero sense. We hang off the sides of buildings for way too many hours for way too many days in all weather conditions but we all really love what do.

I was into graffiti for a while and what I liked most about it was doing what I wanted on my own terms and being totally responsible for the outcome. That’s what’s cool about what we do at Colossal, to this day that’s where the roots of the company are at.

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I got into painting walls in the mid 90’s in Portland Oregon, there was a company there who did really prolific work all up and down the west coast and at some point I got lucky and made friends with one of the painters who got me in the door, his names Patrick Mcgregor who is one of the industry’s best walldogs ever and also happens still to be one of my greatest friends. I made a mess there, was late all the time cause I was out late being a dummy. I was a general thorn in my bosses side for a few years before he got tired of putting up with my BS and shit canned me. (In my defense I was doing a great job;)

After that I moved around the US for about 10 years working for as many different company’s as I could for as long as there was work. One place I always remember working was in SF, the whole crew were Mexican dudes who only spoke Spanish and one 70 year old Mormon guy who’s greatest achievement in life would have been to convert me to his religion. That whole sideshow made for a lot of fun days working in shitty weather learning and trying to get it done.

In 2004 I moved to NY and started Colossal Media with my 2 friends and partners Adrian Moeller and Patrick Elasick.

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