Sabor del Mercado

The large purple and blue hued paleta sculpture titled found at on the steps of Centro de Artes Gallery in Historic Market Square is titled “Sabor del Mercado” by San Antonio Artist David Blancas. The approximately 10-foot artwork was created with acrylic on wood with resin.

In addition to being an accomplished mural artist with works throughout San Antonio, Blancas has created over 50 renditions of this beloved frozen treat.

“Paletas are an integral part of spring and summertime in San Antonio,” said Blancas. I create paleta sculptures as a nod to childhood memories of chasing down the paleta man.”

Location: Downtown

Medium type: Acrylic; Wood

Date created: 2022

Associated artists

David Blancas


101 S. Santa Rosa Ave., San Antonio, TX, 78207

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