Painting the River: Shelly Denning

Painting the River: Shelly Denning

Artist: Shelly Denning  Hometown: Denton  Title: Monarch  There’s something haunting, yet hopeful, about Shelly Denning’s mural “Monarch.”  There’s a group of deer; the doe hovering over its fawn; the buck standing nearby. Both the mother’s and father’s...
Painting the River: John Worley

Painting the River: John Worley

Artist: John Worley  Hometown: West Hollywood, CA  Title of Work: Cowboy Punk 2077  John Worley’s cowboy is not riding off into the sunset. He’s riding into the future.  Worley, who earned his spurs working in the Fort Worth art scene, said his...
Painting the River: Jason Eatherly

Painting the River: Jason Eatherly

Artist: Jason Eatherly  Hometown: Austin  Title: Keep Floating On  Jason Eatherly believes in going with the flow.  Whether he’s doing a mural on a building, painting a landscape on canvas or decorating a motorcycle gas tank, he lets his art take him...
Painting the River: Callie Stiewig

Painting the River: Callie Stiewig

Artist: Callie Stiewig  Hometown: Springtown  Title of Work: Trail Crawlers  Make no mistake, Callie Stiewig is not crazy about bugs.  The Springtown artist does, however, believe in seeing the beauty in life – no matter how small. ...
Painting the River: Nolan Mueller

Painting the River: Nolan Mueller

Artist: Nolan Mueller Hometown: Plano Title of Work: The Birds How would you describe the stunning collection of 55 bird heads in Nolan Mueller’s Trinity Trail mural, “The Birds”? Is it a flock? Is it a gaggle? Is it a gang? Is it a murder? It’s all that, and more....
Painting the River: Jimmy Jenkins

Painting the River: Jimmy Jenkins

Artist: Jimmy Jenkins  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: Cloud 9  In “Cloud 9” Jimmy Jenkins’ Trinity Trail mural, a Great blue heron is launching itself from Trinity River banks, barely skimming over the cattails and reeds where a paddling of...