Crockett County Mural
Crockett County, TN


Historic General Store

The J.O. Boyd General Merchandise Store in Fruitvale is home to the 18th mural in the campaign. The historic property is owned by Myrtle Emerson, a relative of UT System President Randy Boyd.

Completed in July 2021, the 45-foot mural is visible to an estimated 500 travelers a day.

See it yourself:

5 Fruitvale Rd
Fruitvale, TN 38336

Meet the Artist

Painting a 40-foot mural on a metal grain bin in 90-degree heat calls for a special type of artist.

Troy Freeman started his mural painting career while still in high school, painting mascots for his and area schools before advancing to sign painting work for local farmers and then founding his own business.

Free Sky Studios, Inc. is a Springfield, Illinois, based professional mural and sign painting business providing commercial and residential clients with a professional source for quality, creative work. With more than 20 years of experience, Troy focuses on delivering quality service marked with exceptional talent and professionalism in every project.

From a 65-foot corn cob to 4-story Frank Lloyd Wright tribute mural, Troy has the experience and expertise to tackle any location we envision.

Troy Freeman
Owner and Lead Artist
Free Sky Studios, Inc.