Michael C. Rodriguez
About the Artist:
Michael C. Rodriguez is an artist & multimedia designer living and working in Houston, TX. Rodriguez interweaves fine art, street art, the art of illustration and graphic design while addressing the constructs of 21st century painting - most specifically pop art. Through his works he also nods to nature, celebrating members of the animal kingdom. His unique style and subjects have earned him a reputation as one of the original voices in Houston's art scene. Utilizing crisp, linear compositions and compelling characters he creates an experience of bringing the beauty of the past to the present.
Growing up, Rodriguez was always interest in art and design, but notes that his real dedication and passion started ten years ago when he had an opportunity to move out of state to design for a major record company. However, Houston remained in his heart and he promised to himself that if he stayed in Houston, he would dedicate himself to be more involved in Houston's creative culture and do what he could to contribute and inspire.
Some of his accomplishments include mural commissions for the Houston Children's Museum, Houston Zoo, Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Lululemon, Shake Shack, Rice Village District and JW Marriott.
His illustration work has been in national publications such as Variety, Wired, and Juxtapoz. As well as, local publications, Houston Chronicle, Houstonia, and Modern Luxury/Houston.
In 2015, he was named one of the six young artists who are reshaping Houston's art scene by Houstonia magazine.
In 2018, Michael artwork was used in a Houston related segment on the NBC show, 'Little Big Shots". He was also commissioned to design the official art work for the Houston Art Car Parade 2018.
To learn more about Michael C. Rodriguez visit www.michaelcrodriguez.com.