“Yanaguana” by San Antonio artist Alex Rubio is a 40 foot-long abstract composition inspired by the history and myth of the San Antonio river, known as Yanaguana by the region’s indigenous peoples. Rubio painted the mural with assistance from Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum’s MOSAIC student artist program. “Yanaguana” is part of the series “Play” located in Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair Park. Learn more about the public art found in Hemisfair at https://playathemisfair.org/artists/.

Category: Mural

Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2015

Associated artists

Alex Rubio
Alex Rubio


434 S Alamo St., San Antonio, TX, 78205

Additional Information

Accession Number: 2015.RUB.1
District: 1
Location: Hemisfair's Yanaguana Garden
Artist URL: https://www.artpace.org/artists_and_curators/alex-rubio
Alt URL: http://www.playathemisfair.org

Contact information



San Antonio Public Art Map