Artists Spotlight - Gonzo247, Michael C. Rodriguez and Dollohans
By Erika Yanez, on September 24, 2015.
HOUSTON (Sept. 24, 2015) - Four of Houston’s most talented artists have left their mark on America’s No. 1 children’s museum. Bringing their unique and diverse styles to the popular How Does It Work? exhibit, Dan and Karen Dollahan of Artistic Interiors by Dollahon Design, Gonzo247 of Aerosol Warfare, and Michael C. Rodriguez have come together to give the exhibit a fresh, innovative look that will be enjoyed for many years to come. Flint Hills Resources will present the all-new exhibit as a birthday gift to Houston’s children to celebrate the Museum’s 35th anniversary.
Dan and Karen Dollahan: a husband and wife team with over 20 years of experience. Their contributions to the exhibit included painting faux textures of brick and mortar, corrugated tin, cinder block, and weathered metal to give the exhibit an “unfinished warehouse” feel.
Gonzo247: a self-taught artist and early pioneer in the graffiti and street art genres in Houston. He’s most recognized for his Houston mural in Downtown Market Square. Contributed stylized framing and graffiti-style portraits of scientists, inventors and innovators in the exhibit.
Michael C. Rodriguez: founded his own company in 2007 and earned a reputation as one of the most original voices in the Street Art movement in Texas. His contributions to the exhibit included street-art style portraits of scientists, inventors and innovators.
The How Does It Work? media unveiling will take place on Friday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m