After learning about one of the largest school shootings in U.S history, just 90 miles from his home, Michael Sanchez rushed to Uvalde to create a special mural in honor of the victims. “I just wanted to give back to the city of Uvalde,” said 41-year-old San Antonio artist, Michael Sanchez. His artwork is located on 1200 West Main Street, just a block away from a local cemetery where some of the victims are being laid to rest.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 16 2022 - 11:11am
Written by kaitlynncomer on Aug 31 2016 - 10:28pm
The Martinez Street Women’s Center, the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, and the San Anto Cultural Arts (SACA) completed a mural depicting and honoring local African American women and their inspiring contributions and lives while living in the East Side of San Antonio.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 7 2016 - 1:36pm
Art tells a story. If “Spring Scene of Texas Hill Country” could speak, this iconic mural painted by renowned San Antonio artist Porfirio Salinas would tell an extraordinary tale punctuated by chapters of resolve, triumph and now a majestic future. Today, the Witte Museum proudly announces that this historic Texas landscape mural, after surviving a 4-alarm fire in 2011, has been placed in its new home inside the new Mays Family Center.
Written by rmcmer on Dec 15 2014 - 5:00pm
Starbucks and Goodwill Industries of San Antonio commemorated the one-year anniversary of a unique partnership in support of veterans by unveiling plans for a new mural by distinguished, local artist Jesse Treviño. (See photos from the event below).
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 28 2010 - 10:54am
San Anto Cultural Arts, in collaboration with Memorial Branch Library, is doing a mural dedicated to all the abuelitas, tias, mothers, and daughters of the West Side of San Antonio.If you have any photos or memories that you wish to contribute to this project, call (210) 226-7466 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Apr 28 2010 - 12:56pm
The San Antonio Haven for Hope recently commissioned local artist, Cletus Behlmann, S.M., to create a mural design for their Prospect Courtyard project.The courtyard wall is more 650 feet long and more than seven feet high, and the mural drapes the entire surface.Brother Cletus Behlmann has been a part of St. Mary's University since 1979. To complete this massive undertaking, Cletus arranged for students and faculty from St. Mary's to paint his designs onto the wall. The painters were allowed to choose their own colors and add patterns at will.