Many a trip to Wine Country includes a stop in Yountville, known for its high-end tasting rooms and famous restaurants. But on your next visit, as you cruise into town, don’t overlook the gorgeous new mural adorning the highway’s underpass.
From left: Hennessy Christophel and Sofia Lacin.(Courtesy of LC Studio Tutto)
Artists Sofia Lacin and Hennessy Christophel, founders of LC Studio Tutto, are interested in “connecting people to their surroundings in an emotional way through color and lively abstract imagery.” They met as teenagers in Sacramento and both studied Fine Arts at UC Santa Cruz. After college, they started the studio, and in the past 10 years they’ve collaborated on 75 murals, custom paintings, and interactive installations that can be seen all over California. Earlier this summer, they completed Memory of a Tree, a mural emblazoned beneath Highway 29