The buses of Mountain Express are like no other! They’re hand-painted by artists in our community and come in a variety of themes and colors. View the following list of buses and their painters, click on an image to expand the full gallery for a particular bus. If you have information or images that aren’t shown here, or if you have a correction, please contact us at 970-349-5616.
The Bike Bus – 2015
The Bike Bus was inspired by Trent Bona photography and created in 2015 by Jesse Blumenthal .
The Gunnison Valley Recreation Bus – 2016
The Gunnison Valley Recreation Bus was created in 2016 by Megan Craver. With details of outdoor enthusiasts like kayakers, hikers, climbers, and this colorful bus captures the recreational life here in the Gunnison Valley.
The Furry Friends Bus – 2016
The Furry Friends Bus was created in 2016 by Heather Bischoff. The bus was a fundraiser for Paradise Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in Crested Butte. The artist set up a contest in which donations were made to submit photos of pets. The chosen photographs, one cat and one dog, would have their portrait painted on the back of the bus. The artist also included paw prints with the names of all the donors’ pets throughout the bus.
Painted Bus Gallery