San Anto Cultural Arts
This nationally recognized Mural/Public Art program
to identify, train and give opportunity to the artistically inclined,
They create within the community murals that are public
pieces. Today's murals
show a great deal more color and violence with their themes that are
meaningful in today's Barrio.
At this time they have completed
about 40 murals and
currently have new murals in various phases of the mural process.
mural to the right was photographed at the corner of Chupaderas & Guadalupe
Sts. Artists are Cruz Ortiz & Juan Ramos completd it July 16, 1994.
was created as a response to the perceived gang violence and drive-by
epidemic of the Westside during the
early ‘90s. This first mural sends a message of hope and dignity
through socio-cultural identity