Draylen Mason Tribute in Lovingly Rendered Street Art

May 24, 2018 by: Ben Heimsath

We look the arts to express things we can’t otherwise describe. In recent weeks, the Austin community has experienced feelings of horror, vulnerability, loss, and betrayal associated with the recent bombing event. One Austin street artist has been able to create a remarkable piece that captures our feelings while paying a loving tribute to one of the victims, Draylen Mason. On the side of an ... Read More

East Austin / Street Art / Suddenly Sacred

Street Art Homage to Pop Art and Austin

February 26, 2017 by: Ben Heimsath

A new street art piece appeared this weekend at one of the main intersections in the Mueller development. Local street artists have been officially and unofficially using anonymous utility boxes as canvases for some wonderful images. This new offering is from celebrated local artist, Truth. My wife and I noticed this striking image and had to stop for a closer look. The composition is a direct ... Read More

Street Art / East Austin

Good Luck Buddha Enigmatic Street Artist

December 20, 2016 by: Ben Heimsath

I’ve only recently begun recognizing this street artist’s work. There’s a series of distorted skulls and masked faces that have been spotted in various places in East Austin. But I started to take notice once these pieces included a name - Good Luck Buddha. And in the past few weeks, I’ve seen several actual Buddhas in various locations. It is time to stop and take notice.   This artist hasn’t ... Read More

Street Art / East Austin