Christopher Montoya

Chris Montoya is a native San Antonio muralist and painter. Chris’ style is an amalgamation of color and textures blended together from the palette of inner city neighborhoods and South Texas culture he grew up surrounded by. Taking inspiration from Mexican tapestries to vivid graffiti, bold shapes and street portraiture, his work creates and carries a visual language which has become instantly recognizable in the San Antonio area. Chris enjoy’s learning new ways to translate family, community and cultural iconography into symbols which he can carry into his work. Chris works in an array of styles and approaches to commercial or public projects, often including text and font, select patterning, and specialized color design. Aside from a prolific number of large scale, commercial projects, Chris has also been involved in numerous gallery exhibitions.




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