Painting the River: Lee and Sheri Hay

Painting the River: Lee and Sheri Hay

Artists: Lee and Sheri Hay  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: Welcome  You can immediately tell it’s Lee and Sheri Hay’s work.  First, there are the bold colors. Red. Yellow. Green. Blue.  Next, the geometric shapes. It almost seems as if the...
Painting the River: Curator Katie Murray

Painting the River: Curator Katie Murray

Katie Murray loves to while away a Sunday afternoon in an art museum.  But the Fort Worth artist also knows that too many people, either because of their busy lives or the intimidation they feel, miss out on the “peaceful stimulation” a visit to a museum can...
Painting the River: Anthony Padilla

Painting the River: Anthony Padilla

Artist: Anthony Padilla  Hometown: Ridgewood, NY  Title of Work: Wild Trinity  Drink in the deep, rich, sensual colors in Anthony Padilla’s “Wild Trinity” painting.  The dark, twisting tree trunk. The vibrant green foliage. Stark white hibiscus and...
Painting the River: Murray Miller

Painting the River: Murray Miller

Artist: Murray G. Miller  Hometown: Fort Worth/Dallas  Title of Work: Biking and Ducking  Murray G. Miller knows about preserving a city’s heritage.  As a historic preservation officer for the cities of Fort Worth and Dallas, he understands the...
Painting the River: Adrian Brooks

Painting the River: Adrian Brooks

Artist: Adrian Landon Brooks  Hometown: Wimberley, Texas  Title of Work: Giving and Receiving  The moon looms through much of Adrian Brooks’ work.  Drawn in phases, the moon – sometimes crescent, sometimes full – adds a...
Painting the River: SM Sanz

Painting the River: SM Sanz

Artist: SM Sanz  Hometown: Dallas  Title of Work: Wildflower Country  In Stephanie “SM” Sanz’s artwork the women are independent and fearless.  They look you straight in the eye as they carry the burdens of the world, or as they protect their turf by...