Fall, Mesquite, Deer

"Fall, Mesquite, Deer" by San Antonio artist Chris Montoya is a muralpaying tribute to the native plants and animals along with the seasonal migrations of the Coahuiltecan clans that populated this area for thousands of years. The artwork features a heard of orange silhouetted deer. Silhouettes of mesquite trees, nopal cacti, and birds are also featured. The background is comprised of reds and pink stripes evoking fall. The mural draws inspiration from mesquite, a vital resource for the Coahuiltecans. Mesquite was utilized for food, fuel, medicine and making various implements. "Fall, Mesquite, Deer"is part of the series “Four Seasons” located along Villamain Road at the Loop 410 these murals were created by four San Antonio artists and local nonprofit SMARTSA. To discover more information about "Four Seasons" please visit : https://www.smartsa.org/public-art">here.</a>"Four Seasons" is part of a series of murals for the World Heritage Mural Trail. This series is located in San Antonio’s World Heritage Corridor and is a collaboration with the City of San Antonio Department of Arts &amp; Culture and the World Heritage Office.

Category: Mural

Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2017

Dimensions: 8' x 40'


SE Loop 410 Underpass at Villamain Road, San Antonio, TX, 78223

Additional Information

Accession Number: 2017.MON.1
District: 3
Location: Villamain Road


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