Santa Rita Mountains Working Ranch

Cowboys driving Red Angus and Hereford cattle on a working ranch in the Santa Rita Mountains of Southern Arizona. Painted tile mural.

The client requested in the foreground: Anna’s hummingbird, Santa Rita prickly pear cactus, Gambel’s quail family.
Native wildflowers of: caliche globemallow, Arizona Blue-eyes, Arizona poppy, yellow thimbleweed, desert Mariposa lily along with the “SR” ranch brand in the lower left corner of the painting.
In the background: Cowboys driving cattle, beautiful desert grassland, soapweed yucca, blooming ocotillo, flowering buckhorn cholla, fruiting barrel cactus.
Custom designed and hand painted on 6 inch ceramic tiles.
Dimensions are: 30 inches wide x 24 inches high.

Santa Rita Mountains Working Ranch. Cowboys driving Red Angus and Hereford cattle through desert grassland, mountain pasture. Painted tile mural by Julia Sweda.
Working Ranch Mural
Santa Rita Mountains Working Ranch painted tile mural, actual photo of the ranch that the painting was based on.
Original Photo
Santa Rita Mountains Working Ranch painted tile mural, installed as a backsplash with decorative rope border and field tiles.


PO Box 8919
Catalina, AZ

(520) 825-3438
Daily: 10 AM to 8 PM
Arizona Time Zone


"Julia was wonderful to work with, very accommodating and even matched my fabric colors and swatches for my clients kitchen backsplash."
-Mike B.

"Julia did an amazing job and is very busy. She communicated well with the list of wild flowers and pictures I sent her, of the blooms here at our home."
- Ann P.

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