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  • 29° 25

    29° 25' 57" N and 98° 29' 13" W

    Artist: Stuart Allen
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: installations (visual works), steel-stainless, None
    Dimensions: 6-8' x 18'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Suspended steel panels containing colored steel wire shift and morph with changing patterns of color and texture as visitors pass by. 
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  • 29° 26

    29° 26' 00" N and 98° 29' 07" W

    Artist: Stuart Allen
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: installations (visual works), steel-stainless, None
    Dimensions: 6-8' x 18'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:

    Suspended steel panels, containing colored steel wire,  shift and morph with changing patterns of color and texture as visitors pass by. (4 units total- measutments are per unit)


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  • A Can for All Sea...

    A Can for All Seasons

    Artist: Alejandro Diaz
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Dimensions: 4' x 3.5' diameter
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    This project comprises four mixed-media sculptures  used as seasonal planters in the upper level of the airport’s short-term parking garage.  They are replicas of Mexican brand-name canned goods.  The sculptures were inspired by the rural practice of
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  • Along Here and There

    Along Here and There

    Artist: Mark Schlesinger
    Details: installations (visual works), paint on stone/concrete, concrete
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    This public painting, as the artist calls it, runs along the extension of Jones Maltsberger Rd. in northeast San Antonio. It is made up of a series of diagonal lines and polygons in browns, yellow and green. The installation also includes utility
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  • American Odyssey

    American Odyssey

    Artist: Stephen Knapp
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic glaze, ceramic tile
    Dimensions: 8'9" x 37'
    Year completed: 1985

    Description:
    The largest glass glaze ceramic murals in the world, these three pieces were produced in Shigaraki, Japan, one of the historic ceramic villages in Japan. Having selected exotic flowers for a large atrium planting, the architect wanted to emphasize
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  • Arnold Park Playg...

    Arnold Park Playground (Toturf)

    Artist: Katie Pell
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: murals (any medium), Toturf, None
    Dimensions: 1000 sq. feet (each)
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Colorfully designed play surface pads, 2 total. Pad 1 is a combination of blue, orange and green organic shapes, and Pad 2 is a yellow and blue butterfly. Each surface is made out of TotTurf, a recycled rubber .

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  • Autumn in West Texas

    Autumn in West Texas

    Artist: Porfirio Salinas
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, None
    Dimensions: No Record Found
    Year completed: 1957

    Description:
    Large landscape of the Texas Hill Country in the fall. The artist was proclaimed to be " the best landscape painter in Texas" by President Johnson
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  • Ballroom Luminoso

    Ballroom Luminoso

    Artist: Joe O'Connell & Blessing Hancock
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: installations (visual works), steel, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 4ft diameter
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    Ballroom Luminoso transforms an ordinary underpass into a community shadow theater. A series of six brilliantly lit, color-changing chandeliers hang from the underpass and each casts bright shapes and colored shadows approximately 40 feet. The
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  • Barbara Charline ...

    Barbara Charline Jordan

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 69" x 29" x 41", base 9.5" x 54"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size figure of Jordan at podium with hand pointing, left hand resting on pedestal w/papers on top.  Figure is portrayed giving animated speech.  Positioned on circular stone base.
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  • Bernard

    Bernard's Bench

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: bench, tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:

    The bench is composed of mosaic tile and small mementos contributed by the community and features the phrase 'Ars Longa, Vita Brevis' (“Art is Long, Life is Short”).  The artwork is in honor of the memory of Bernard Lifshutz and clearly
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  • Birth of a City

    Birth of a City

    Artist: Angel Rodriguez-Diaz
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), giclee-printed, None
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    Large panoramic image of the city at night.  The photo is a giclee print embellished with paint.
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  • Brackenridge Park...

    Brackenridge Park Broadway Entrance

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: metalwork, steel, None
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    Ornate metal entryway with embedded organic-themed  designs.
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  • Brackenridge Park...

    Brackenridge Park Parking Garage

    Artist: Cakky Brawley
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture (visual work), aluminum (metal), LED lighting
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Cool blue LED lighting emanates from Brawley's cut, brushed metal screen surrounding a tower of the parking garage. 
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  • Brackenridge Park...

    Brackenridge Park Trail Markers

    Artist: Susan Budge
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: ceramics (objects), ceramic (material), None
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:

    Waterworks: Dark blue and green horizontal form represents a flowing stream of water. Anaqua: Fired clay, burnt orange, vertical bird head, pointing towards the sky, with hollow eye, and small anaqua seed in the its mouth. Quercus: Dark green
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  • Broadway Cultural...

    Broadway Cultural Corridor

    Artist: Buster Simpson, Artist Larry Clark, Landscape Architect
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: None, None, None

    Description:

    The Broadway Cultural Corridor impacts Districts 1, 2 and 10.  An artist selection panel was appointed by the San Antonio Arts Commission and has made recommendations based on artists qualifications.  The panel has recommended artist, Buster
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  • Brook in the Hollow

    Brook in the Hollow

    Artist: Jack Robbins
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Fabricated storybook "pop-up" tree and vines referencing children's concept of "the brook in the hollow."
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  • Butterfly

    Butterfly

    Artist: Jack Robbins
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture in the round, steel, None
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:

    Galvanized steel sculpture with multiple snout-nosed butterfly silhouettes surrounding a central column. Located at Prue Rd. and Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails at Leon Creek in northwest San Antonio.


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  • Caballo Tamaño Gr...

    Caballo Tamaño Grande

    Artist: Fernando Botero
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 36 x 38 x 19 5/8
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:

    Botero bronze depicting a horse, on loan from the San Antonio Library Foundation.


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  • Cactus

    Cactus

    Artist: Christian Moeller
    Details: murals (any medium), None, None
    Year completed: 2016

    Description:
    Christian Moeller has installed a large-scale mural that depicts an endless field of native
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  • Castillo

    Castillo

    Artist: Michael Davis
    Details: art objects (object genres), steel-powder, None
    Year completed: 1999

    Description:
    Sculpture featuring colorful papel picado design translated into metal panel  
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  • Charles Goodnight

    Charles Goodnight

    Artist: Jim Reno
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 86" x 33" x 35" x 48, base 4" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size portrait of Goodnight with a shotgun held across his middle body; dressed in full western wear with chaps and a hat
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  • Charles Goodnight

    Charles Goodnight

    Artist: Jim Reno
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 86" x 33" x 35" x 48, base 4" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life size portrait of Goodnight with a shotgun held across his middle body, dressed in full western wear with chaps and a hat
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  • Chips and Salsa

    Chips and Salsa

    Artist: Paige Holland
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, None
    Dimensions: 14' X 20'
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:
    Brightly colored cut steel cat and dog figures, approximately 14’ h x 20’ w, stand at the entrance to the city's animal care facility. 
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  • Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus

    Artist: Armando Dattelli
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: bronzes (sculptures), None, None
    Dimensions: 6' x 2'6" x 1'6", base 5' x 3'
    Year completed: 1957

    Description:
    Full length statue of the discoverer standing; dressed in cloak, clutching scroll in right hand, left hand resting on metal globe.
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  • Comanche Lookout ...

    Comanche Lookout Park Trail Markers

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: metalwork, aluminum (metal), steel-Corten
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:

    Aluminum and steel trail markers used as wayfinding throughout Park.


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  • Confederate Memorial

    Confederate Memorial

    Artist: Frank Teich
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture (visual work), granite, abrasive
    Dimensions: 12' x 3' x 2' d, base 30' x 8' sq

    Description:
    "Our Confederate Dead," erected by Barnard E. Bee Chapter/ Daughters of the Confederacy
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  • Confluence of Civ...

    Confluence of Civilizations (Merida)

    Artist: Carlos Merida
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: murals (any medium), tile, glass
    Year completed: 1967

    Description:
    As the Henry B. González Convention Center expands toward the east, the obsolete portion of the west wing will be demolished to make room for a new civic park (corner S. Alamo & Market).

    As a part of the expansion, the HemisFair ’68-era glass
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  • Confluence of Civ...

    Confluence of Civilizations (O'Gorman)

    Artist: Juan O'Gorman
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: murals (any medium), stone (rock)
    Year completed: 1968

    Description:
    The Juan O'Gorman mosaic mural commissioned for the 1968 World's Fair, known as HemisFair, is located on the exterior facade of the Lila Cockrell Theater. The mural is titled "Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas" and it was one of three
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  • Confluence of Civ...

    Confluence of Civilizations (Samuelson)

    Artist: Fred Samuelson
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: murals (any medium), oil on canvas
    Year completed: 1968

    Description:

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  • Confluence: Flowi...

    Confluence: Flowing Together

    Artist: Ansen Seale
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: photomurals, UV-cured inks on acrylic panels, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 40" x 72" each
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Four niches in the lobby of the Lila Cockrell Theater. Each of the four photo/sculptures is lit from behind using LED panels for long life, low power consumption and limited UV radiation. The images themselves are multilayered within the 2.1-inch
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  • Convent Street Pa...

    Convent Street Park Light Fixtures

    Artist: Judith Maxwell
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: light art, copper (metal), lighting device components
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:

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  • Corazon

    Corazon

    Artist: Benito Huerta
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-Corten, bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 15'x11'x3'
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:
    Inspired by San Antonio’s placement, geographically and culturally, at the center - or heart -  of the Americas, this piece is a bronze heart etched with a map of the American continent. Placed within an art nook at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention
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  • Core Samples

    Core Samples

    Artist: Chris Sauter
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), concrete, stone (rock)
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    His two outdoor sculptures resemble geological “core samples” that have been excavated from the library grounds. The second “core sample” sculpture in the courtyard seeps water into what looks like the hole from which it came, and also contains
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  • Crossroads of Enl...

    Crossroads of Enlightenment

    Artist: Angel Rodriguez-Diaz
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel, lighting device components
    Dimensions: 30'X10' diameter
    Year completed: 2014

    Description:

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  • Cuentos Grotto

    Cuentos Grotto

    Artist: David Zamora Casas
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), acrylic paint, Masonite (TM)
    Dimensions: 15' x 11' x 3'
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Cuentos means stories. The grotto is a colorful representation of maps and history, and tells the story of San Antonio, also painted on the mural is the poem "The Voices of Yanaguana." 
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  • Culebra Park Plaza

    Culebra Park Plaza

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-powder, LED lighting
    Year completed: 2015

    Description:

    Bill FitzGibbon's Culebra Park Plaza was installed in 2015 at Gilbert Garza Park and Community Center.  The artwork features lighted outdoor sculpture and a time capsule to be opening in 2065.  Artwork can be viewed during park hours.


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  • Day Star Archway

    Day Star Archway

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: sculpture (visual work), found objects, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 40' x 35 'x 6'
    Year completed: 1999

    Description:
    This monumental metal sculpture frames an entrance to a parking garage at the airport. It was created from airplane wings salvaged from a BAC 1-11 and has a computer-controlled LED light system.
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  • Deco District Bui...

    Deco District Building

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Façade treatment; interior wall mural. Light green and purple.
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  • District 2 Branch...

    District 2 Branch Library

    Artist: Cakky Brawley
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: installations (visual works), steel, acrylic
    Dimensions: 36' wide x 12' high
    Year completed: 2017

    Description:
    San Antonio artist, Cakky Brawley, created Read More...
  • District 2 Fire S...

    District 2 Fire Station

    Artist: Cathy Cunningham-Little
    Details: light art, glass-art, None
    Year completed: 2017

    Description:

    San Antonio based artist Cathy Cunningham-Little was selected in July 2015 for the District 2 fire station Public Art Opportunity.She District 4 Neighb...

    District 4 Neighborhood

    Artist: Legge Lewis Legge Details: installations (visual works), None, None
    Year completed: 2016

    Description:

    Artist team Legge Lewis Legge LLC from Austin Texas, were  selected in April 2015 for the D4 neighborhood Public Art opportunity, along a pedestrian bridge in council district 4. The projects final design has been approved by the San Antonio Arts
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  • Dr. Ferdinand Herff

    Dr. Ferdinand Herff

    Artist: Pompeo Coppini
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None

    Description:
    Portrait bust of Ferdinand Ludwig Herff, an influential German-born physician who helped organize the Texas Medical Association.
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  • Duck Pond

    Duck Pond

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: installations (visual works), steel, concrete
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:
    Entryway and plaza consisting of eight steel columns supporting silhouettes of ducks in flight; columns arc around a curved wall.
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  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 73" x 30" x 12" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Portrait figure of a smiling Eisenhower walking; he wears a US Army General's uniform.
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  • East Commerce Str...

    East Commerce Street Benches

    Artist: James Hendricks
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: bench, steel, None
    Year completed: 2008

    Description:

    Artist-designed benches highlighting various characteristics of the city's East side along the Commerce Street neighborhood.


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  • Edwards Higgins W...

    Edwards Higgins White

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 81" x 41" x 28", base 7"x 61"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Life-size standing figure of White w/his left leg forward (walking position).  Dressed in an astronaut's suit w/astronaut helmet in right hand held next to his body.  His left arm is held slightly away from body w/hand and open fingers spread.
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  • El Bosque

    El Bosque

    Artist: Joe O'Connell & Blessing Hancock
    Details: outdoor sculpture, aluminum (metal), None
    Year completed: 2015

    Description:
    Joe O'Connell and Blessing Hancock's El Bosque  El Rio Habla (The...

    El Rio Habla (The River Speaks)

    Artist: Celia Muñoz
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryRiver
    Details: installations (visual works), stone (rock), metal
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    The unique artworks for this area comprise six landings that include wall text, stone work, decorative pavement treatments, and various incorporated waterfalls. 
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  • El Rio Habla/The ...

    El Rio Habla/The River Speaks

    Artist: Celia Alvarez Muñoz
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: installations (visual works), stone (rock), metal
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    The unique artworks for this area comprise six landings that include wall text, stone work, decorative pavement treatments, and various incorporated waterfalls.  
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  • Elements

    Elements

    Artist: James Hetherington
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-galvanized, None
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:
    Working 40-foot windmill of galvanized steel greets visitors and goes well with the rustic architecture and rural surroundings. This non-traditional hybrid windmill will harvest power from the intermittent wind source and, through a generator,
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  • Elmendorf Lake

    Elmendorf Lake

    Artist: David Dahlquist
    Details: None, None, None
    Year completed: 2016

    Description:

    Artists David Dahlquist and Matt Niebuhr were selected for the Elmendorf Lake Public Art Opportunity, in council District 5. The project is currently under conceptual design and is anticipated to be completed later in 2016. 


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  • Everything Was Close

    Everything Was Close

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: installations (visual works), concrete, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Text and photos embedded into concrete depicting histories collected from area residents.
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  • F.I.S.H

    F.I.S.H

    Artist: Donald Lipski
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: sculpture (visual work), fiberglass, LED lighting
    Dimensions: 240' by 160'
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    Twenty-five 7-foot-long fiberglass replicas of native-long eared sunfish along the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River, suspended from an underpass, lit from within at night
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  • Falcone Park Benches

    Falcone Park Benches

    Artist: Leticia Huerta
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: bench, limestone, None
    Dimensions: 2' x 2' x 4'
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:

    Limestone benches with carved native tree  foliage and descriptive text: pecan, live oak, cedar elm and mesquite.  


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  • Fiesta Tower

    Fiesta Tower

    Artist: Dale Chihuly
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: sculpture (visual work), glass-art, None
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    Large assemblage of multicolored glass forms. Placed in the Central Library's interior atrium. Quote from Artist: " Each hand blown piece of this tower represents the multicultural qualities of the San Antonio community and the role the Central
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  • Foundations

    Foundations

    Artist: Chris Sauter
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: paintings (visual works), acrylic paint, mixed media
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Mixed-media mural metaphorically illustrates the deep stretch of geological history that lies beneath the grounds of the new library. The layers include paint, dirt, magazine clippings, and other 2D historical objects.
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  • Francisco Madero

    Francisco Madero

    Artist: Juan Antonio Lugo
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Madero was a leader of the Mexican Revolution and served as President if Mexico until 1913
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  • Francisco Madero

    Francisco Madero

    Artist: Juan Antonio Lugo
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Madero was a leader of the Mexican Revolution and served as President if Mexico until 1913
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  • Francois Pierre G...

    Francois Pierre Giraud

    Artist: Anthony Gonzalez
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, oil on canvas
    Dimensions: 20"x16"
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Mayoral Portrait
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  • Fulton Street Enh...

    Fulton Street Enhancements

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2003

    Description:
    Tile and stone mosaic on retaining wall featuring memorabilia collected from area residents; floral mural on underpass support walls
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  • Gateways: The Fou...

    Gateways: The Four Directions

    Artist: Rolando Briseño
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: paintings (visual works), glass-art, paint
    Dimensions: 43 windows total
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:
    Along the window bays of the concourse is a colorful frieze of art glass depicting historic doorways and architectural portals found throughout San Antonio. The project includes 43 total window treatments, each a unique building facade in San
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  • George W. Carver ...

    George W. Carver Bust

    Artist: Jonas Perkins
    Category: categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None

    Description:
    This bust of the prominent scientist and inventor George Washington Carver welcomes visitors to the Carver Community Cultural Center, named in his honor. The Carver was built by the city in 1929 as the Colored Branch of the
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  • Glorieta

    Glorieta

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: installations (visual works), bronze (metal), mixed media
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    Cast bronze and natural tree-trunk slices. Located at the intersection of two pedestrian pathways in the Park (glorieta is Spanish for traffic circle).  The name also refers to "La Gloria," or "heaven," in Spanish
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  • Golden Age

    Golden Age

    Artist: Anne Wallace
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: sculpture (visual work), wheels, steel
    Dimensions: 6 wheels 6 feet diameter each
    Year completed: 2013

    Description:
    Golden Age is inspired by the artists memories of prairie grass fires.The wheels appear to float slightly above the grass and are rimmed in a band of gold “sequins” that sparkle and shimmer in the sun and breeze creating a dynamic effect that evokes
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  • Great Northwest L...

    Great Northwest Library Project

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    This tile mosaic floor treatment creates a flowing "river" from the entryway of the expansion all the way through the building. 
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  • Grotto

    Grotto

    Artist: Carlos Cortes
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: None, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2009

    Description:
    The three-story, dream-like sculpted structure is located in a bend of the river between the Camden and Newell Street bridges, adorning both roadway and riverway.
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  • Grotto de San Ant...

    Grotto de San Antonio

    Artist: Cakky Brawley
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: sculpture (visual work), aluminum (metal), None
    Dimensions: 15' x 11' x 3'
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:

    Decorative metalwork depicting Saint Anthony installed in art niche at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.


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  • Harmony en La Esq...

    Harmony en La Esquina

    Artist: Gaspar Enríquez
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: drawings (visual works), Air-brushed acrylic polymer on Alumalite, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:

    Large airbrushed portrayal of  young men and women gathered en la esquina (on the corner) of their neighborhood.


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  • Hausman Road

    Hausman Road

    Artist: Barbara Grygutis
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: outdoor sculpture, aluminum (metal), LED lighting
    Year completed: 2016

    Description:
    Artist Barbara Grygutis was selected in 2014 for the Hausman Rd. Public Art project at the new
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  • Henry B. Gonzalez

    Henry B. Gonzalez

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 78" x 27" x 22" x 47", base 6" x 49"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size standing portrait figure of Gonzalez in a suit.  His arms are bent with hands in front of chest.  The index finger right pointing to center finger on left hand which is open.
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  • High Rise/Descent

    High Rise/Descent

    Artist: Henry Stein
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 1995

    Description:

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  • Hill Country Wate...

    Hill Country Water Cycles

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:

    Tile mural depicting the Canyon area's natural history and themes of water; Includes a wall mural and a floor mosaic mural.


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  • Homage to Shigaraki

    Homage to Shigaraki

    Artist: Stephen Knapp
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic glaze, ceramic tile
    Dimensions: 8'9"x 24' 6"
    Year completed: 1985

    Description:
    The largest glass glaze ceramic murals in the world, these three pieces were produced in Shigaraki, Japan, one of the historic ceramic villages in Japan. Having selected exotic flowers for a large atrium planting, the architect wanted to emphasize
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  • Howard Robard Hughes

    Howard Robard Hughes

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 77" x 28" x 22", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Life-size standing portrait figure of Hughes, right hand holding drill bits, left hand gloved and free from body.
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  • Howard W. Peak

    Howard W. Peak

    Artist: Anthony Gonzalez
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: paintings (visual works), oil on canvas, oil on canvas
    Dimensions: 30" x 24"
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:

    Mayoral Portrait


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  • I remember Everyt...

    I remember Everything (Chimney, Wing, Bench)

    Artist: Ries Niemi
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: sculpture (visual work), steel-stainless, None
    Year completed: 2001

    Description:
    Ries Niemi’s three stainless steel outdoor works are abstract, but based on local symbols and history. A stylized wing-shape symbolizes aviation’s role in developing San Antonio.  A large open bench is styled loosely on the architecture of Municipal
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  • Index for Contemp...

    Index for Contemplation

    Artist: Margo Sawyer
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: installations (visual works), mixed media, LED lighting
    Year completed: 2004

    Description:

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  • Joe Ward Park Com...

    Joe Ward Park Community Center

    Artist: Dale Jenssen
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), ceramic tile, None
    Year completed: 2010

    Description:

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  • José Navarro

    José Navarro

    Artist: Juan Dell
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, metal, metal
    Dimensions: 32 x 33 x77
    Year completed: 1987

    Description:
    Standing bronze statue of Navarro wearing a period suit: long frock coat and trousers that come over his shoes, a shirt, tie, and vest. Figure holds scroll in right hand at waist level. Left hand holds cane.
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  • Katherine Ann Porter

    Katherine Ann Porter

    Artist: Glenna Goodacre
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), bronze (metal)
    Dimensions: 71" x 40"x 32.5", base 6" x 60"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Figure of the writer walking down two steps, leaning forward with right leg on front step and left leg on upper step, holds book in right hand. 
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  • Kite Table

    Kite Table

    Artist: Stuart Allen
    Details: outdoor sculpture, steel, None
    Year completed: 2015

    Description:

    Stuart Allen's Kite Table is a galvanized steet table and bench set that is etched with kite making instructions on the surface.  As a part of the public art project, 1,000 kite-making kits will be provided for workshops to be conducted by HPARC
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  • La Veladora of Ou...

    La Veladora of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Artist: Jesse Trevino
    Category: categoryFacilities categoryNeighborhood
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    The ceramic mural includes a 3-dimensional votive candle, or veladora, with an eternal flame facing Guadalupe Street.  The flame is intended to serve as a neighborhood beacon.
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  • Lackland Corridor...

    Lackland Corridor Gateway

    Artist: George Schroeder
    Details: None, None, None

    Description:
    George Schroedar’s final design has been approved and will be located at the corner of SW
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  • Lackland Terrace ...

    Lackland Terrace Skate Park

    Artist: Katie Pell
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), concrete, paint on stone/concrete
    Year completed: 2012

    Description:
    Skateboarding structure with stained concrete Dia de los Muertos design
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  • Lavaca Bus Shelter

    Lavaca Bus Shelter

    Artist: Carlos Cortés
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: public sculpture, concrete, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Covered bench at a bus stop created from concrete in the faux-bois technique to look like thatched tree forms. 
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  • Life Cycle of the...

    Life Cycle of the Gulf Coast Toad

    Artist: Diana Kersey
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), clay, ceramic glaze
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Bridge design includes 24 ceramic panels integrated into the cement guardrails of the bridge. Each unique insert features designs that portray the life cycle of the Gulf Coast Toad, which is commonly found in Brackenridge Park.
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  • Light Channels

    Light Channels

    Artist: Bill FitzGibbons
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryInfrastructure/Streets
    Details: light art, LED lighting, aluminum (metal)
    Year completed: 2006

    Description:
    The artwork utilizes LED lighting systems to create slowly-changing color patterns onto surrounding columns and sidewalks. In addition to lighting, the project includes nine aluminum-capped sculptural columns at both bridge entrances, creating a
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  • Liquid Crystal

    Liquid Crystal

    Artist: Jason Bruges
    Details: sculpture (visual work), LED lighting, None
    Dimensions: 30 feet tall
    Year completed: 2016

    Description:
    Jason Bruges Studio of London's 30 foot tall interactive light-based sculpture for the North
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  • Lone Star Candelier

    Lone Star Candelier

    Artist: Anita Valencia
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: installations (visual works), mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2002

    Description:

    Large-scale, star-shaped chandelier made of 1,895 recycled aluminum cans.


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  • Lumen

    Lumen

    Artist: Ann Gardner
    Category: categoryAirport
    Details: amenities, abrasive, abrasive
    Dimensions: 4’ x 16’ x 16’ d

    Description:
    The sculpture is a large, sunlike circular coil that is 16 feet in diameter and composed of a series of spiraling loops. The surface is made from thousands of small, hand-cut pieces of glass, each one backed with metal leaf to reflect the light. The
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  • Lyndon Baines Joh...

    Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 80" x 29" x 21.5", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Life-size standing portrait figure of Johnson standing with arm to his side, hat in his right hand next to his body.  Left hand is in his coat pocket.
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  • Marney Plaza

    Marney Plaza

    Artist: Oscar Alvarado
    Category: categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, concrete
    Year completed: 2007

    Description:

    Three mosaic-covered concrete spheres that serve as pedestrian seating and amenities. The tile enhancements vary in shape and form and are intended to provide a cheerful and inviting environment.


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  • Maury Maverick Br...

    Maury Maverick Branch Library Facade

    Artist: Henry Rayburn
    Category: categoryLibrary
    Details: signage, mixed media, None
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:

    The design enhancement builds on and elaborates the architects' early design ideas while bringing his own talents and experience with collages and artistic use of letter forms to the design. Rayburn's design successfully expresses the combination
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  • Maverick Tile Mural

    Maverick Tile Mural

    Artist: Ethel Wilson Harris
    Category: categoryRiver
    Details: murals (any medium), ceramic tile, None
    Year completed: 1930

    Description:

    Romantic images of village life in Mexico are set on a colorful tile mural crafted in the 1930’s by Mexican Arts and Crafts, a San Antonio company owned and run by Ethel Wilson Harris.


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  • Mildred "Babe" Za...

    Mildred "Babe" Zaharias

    Artist: Larry Ludtke
    Category: categoryDowntown categoryFacilities
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), None
    Dimensions: 71" x 19" x 15", base 6" x 48"
    Year completed: 1986

    Description:
    Standing bronze portrait figure swinging golf club on circular granite base.  Rectangular self base under figure.
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  • Millrace Bridge

    Millrace Bridge

    Artist: Diana Kersey
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mosaics (visual works), clay, ceramic glaze
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Bridge design includes 24 ceramic panels integrated into the cement guardrails of the bridge. Each unique insert features designs that portray various golf scenes, referencing the historic relevance of the game to Brackenridge Park.
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  • Mockert Street Pr...

    Mockert Street Project

    Artist: Twyla Arthur
    Category: categoryInfrastructure/Streets categoryNeighborhood
    Details: mosaics (visual works), tile, mixed media
    Year completed: 2005

    Description:
    Series of eight ceramic tile-covered bollards to be used as seating/public gathering areas.
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  • Moses Austin

    Moses Austin

    Artist: Waldine Tauch
    Category: categoryDowntown
    Details: statues, bronze (metal), granite
    Dimensions: 8' x 4' x 1'6", base 3' x 3'
    Year completed: 1936

    Description:
    Larger than life-size portrait figure on an octagonal bronze pedestal.  Figure is facing to the west holding scroll (a land grant from the Spanish government for an Anglo-American settlement in Texas) in outstretched right hand, hat in left hand. 
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  • MudCreek/Thousand...

    MudCreek/Thousand Oaks

    Artist: Leticia Huerta
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: environments (sculpture), None, None
    Year completed: 2017

    Description:

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  • Nani Falcone Skat...

    Nani Falcone Skate Park Mural

    Artist: Katie Pell
    Category: categoryParks
    Details: mural paintings (visual works), concrete, paint on stone/concrete
    Year completed: 2011

    Description:
    Concrete skateboarding installation with painted design of a green snake.
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