Throughout the season, Miller will have live muralists creating one-of-a-kind works of art just for Miller! You will definitely want to come check out their work. Here’s a little bit about them!
Local Houston artist, Mark Deleon, is a self-taught mixed media artist. His artwork inspires thought, self-expression, and creativity by fusing contemporary and traditional techniques. Mark is a professional muralist, portrait, and live-painting artist.
Through his art he’s had the opportunity to work closely with the Art Museum of Texas in Sugar Land. In 2020, Mark moved into his first studio, The Silos at The Sawyer Yards. Here, he regularly showcases his new works of art during Second Saturday’s Open Studios and has been spotlighted during the yearly Artcrawl.
Apart from working on personal pieces Mark has had the opportunity to create murals for various restaurants all around Houston. You can find one of his murals at “The Rouxpour SL”, which is a New Orleans (NOLA) Jazz inspired mural.
Check him out on Instagram — @ghose_one
Caroline Truong is a native Houstonian and Vietnamese American artist/muralist. She paints, draws, and lives vicariously through a character called “Dream Bird”. She created Dream Bird as a reminder to always live a creative lifestyle. She uses vibrant colors, floral bursts, and playful designs with the intent to spread the gift of joy, fun, and healing through painting.
Caroline’s murals are a mix of public art and private commissions, her portfolio includes: a grant-funded mural called “Xin Chao Houston” in Midtown, a custom-painted unicorn bike for “Bcycle”, a mural for the “Lowe’s Anniversary” campaign, 3 Mini Murals on traffic signal boxes for “Up Art Studio”, and a collaboration with Artist Rachel Gonzales celebrating the K-pop group BTS to paint the “#HoustonBTSMural”.
Check out her web page — CarolineTruongArt.com
Find Caroline on Instagram — @carolinetruong_artist
Gbenga Ayeni is a Houston based Nigerian multidisciplinary artist, he utilizes the disciplines of drawing, painting, graphic design, film, photography, sculpture and installation. Since moving to Houston he has been active in the local art scene and has contributed to a variety of community programs. Ayeni has demonstrated a history of service for the community through his commitment to artistic production, offering expertise, and engaging with the community. His creative work has been recognized by local, regional, and national artistic professionals and cultural organizations.
Ayeni is a purpose-driven artist, his mission is to change the narrative of Africa by telling authentic stories through his art from an African perspective. He has a deep appreciation for African art which is reflected through his work. He’s committed to using his talents and abilities to tell the story of Africa on the global stage.
Follow Gbenga on Instagram — @exwon.art
Tyler Kay is a Texas based visual artist, she works in a wide range of sizes and subjects, varying from canvas paintings to murals. Kay received both her B.A (Bachelor of Arts) and Masters of Arts Leadership from The University of Houston.
A recognizable motif reflected in her artwork are vibrant floral compilations. Her work is heavily focused on engaging the public with their surroundings. Tyler Kay is dedicated to sharing the power of art and how it can serve as a medium for self-expression and community engagement.
Check out Tyler’s web page — Tyler-Kay,com
Follow her on Instagram — @tylerkay