Several artists and community members attended a meeting Thursday at Mission Branch Library to discuss ideas for a mural that will soon grace the walls of the Southeast Military underpass on Mission Parkway.
Artist Jennifer Khoshbin collaborated with poets Naomi Shihab Nye and Jenny Browne to bring temporary public art project Word Around Town to Alta Vista.
Councilman Joe Krier’s opinions on public art have earned him a unique nickname and spurred discussion about funding and artist selection.
One City Councilman would like to see less taxpayer dollars go to public art and what’s left go to local, or at least Texan, artists.
City Council members united in praise over the impact the 2017 Bond will have on the city, but some expressed concerned about how the money will be spent.
Although the lobby is likely the most visited space in any office building, it is generally not a destination in itself.
Ethel Minor, Ella Austin, Ruth Jones McClendon, Mayor Ivy Taylor, Artemisia Bowden, and Myra Davis Hemmings are all important figures for the Eastside community in San Antonio.
Donna Zarbin-Byrne and Diana Rodriguez were struggling in the 100-degree heat. After several hours working under the sun mixing cement for one of their sculptures at the Gardens at San Juan public housing complex, the two artists were hitting a wall.
In car-centric cultures around the world, there is perhaps nothing more simple and representative of how citizens view the role of government than the infamous pothole, said author Peter Kageyama.
Without the San Antonio River, Mission Concepción would not sit where it does today.