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 mural...

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.  “We...

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...

Westbank Trail Improvements and Closure

Westbank Trail Improvements and Closure

Update: 1/19/2021 The stretch of trails along the Westbank has re-opened for 2021. Features such as stronger gaurdrails, enhanced lighting, new hardscaping and more accessible parking was added. Head out to the Trinity Trails to check out these great improvements....

Painting the River: Jana Renee

Painting the River: Jana Renee

Artist: Jana Renee  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: Music on the Trinity   Stroll down by the Trinity River one day and you actually might catch Jana Renee seeking inspiration and solace. Long before being picked as an artist for the Trinity...

The New Year Brings More Trout to the Trinity River

The New Year Brings More Trout to the Trinity River

We celebrated the New Year with Texas Parks & Wildlife with the first trout stocking of 2021. On January 4, Texas Parks & Wildlife released trout into the Trinity River at Trinity Park. Thank you to everyone who joined us for a fun morning full of fishing. If...

Painting the River: Chris Bingham

Painting the River: Chris Bingham

Artist: Chris Bingham  Hometown: Dallas  Title: Trinity Trail Buds  Look closely as you walk along the banks of the Trinity River and you might see all types of herons: Little Blue, Yellow-Crowned Night, or even Black-Crowned.  In Chris Bingham’s...

Celebrate the New Year at the January 4 Trout Stocking

Celebrate the New Year at the January 4 Trout Stocking

Kick-off the New Year with us and Texas Park & Wildlife at the January 4 Trout Stocking at Trinity Park. If your 2021 goal is to learn a new hobby or to spend more time outside, look no further! This event is free to the public, and the riverbanks provide plenty...

Painting the River: Audie Pope

Painting the River: Audie Pope

Artist: Audie Pope  Hometown: Bedford  Title of Work: Sharing Spaces  You need to go beneath the surface to capture the spirit of Audie Pope’s work.  In her mural for the Trinity Trail gallery, “Sharing Spaces,” Pope decided to focus on the wildlife...

Painting the River: Gabriel Prusmack

Painting the River: Gabriel Prusmack

Artist: Gabriel Prusmack  Hometown: Galveston, TX  Title of Work: Nature is Design  If Gabriel Prusmack could whisper into the ear of someone standing in front of one of his pieces of his work he would simply say: “Be free.” It’s not surprising...

Trinity River Paddling Trail

Trinity River Paddling Trail

Paddling along the Trinity River is a popular pastime for Fort Worth locals. Now, the Trinity River Paddling Trail is recognized on a national platform. The Trinity River Paddling Trail received designation from the National Recreation Trails, making it a part of the...

Painting the River: Anya Boz

Painting the River: Anya Boz

Artist: Anya Boz  Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.  Title of Work: Backyard Princesses  Anya Boz believes in the world of magic.   She also believes in the natural world.  So, her reverence for both infuses her art, whether it be the murals she...