Look on buildings in downtown Salt Lake City and you’ll see some amazing pieces of art. Street art is on the rise in Utah, and one of the most prominent names in the genre is Casey Kawaguchi. Casey is a Japanese artist who was born and raised in Utah and has lived in Salt Lake City for the past six years. According to Kawaguchi, “I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember; I’ve always known I was an artist.” Comic books and video games inspired him at a young age. These days, Japanese art and culture are reflected in his art.