- Armadillo Art SquadThe South Austin Popular Culture Center features the artwork of the infamous “Armadillo Art Squad” dating from the 1960s to today. These artists have garnered international acclaim for their influence upon rock art in the 1970s and the contemporary Austin culture. They continue to producer art in a variety of mediums, including the quintessential Austin art form, the poster. Old and new works by these celebrities will be displayed on a permanent basis along with periodic displays, including the numerous notable contemporary Austin artists. Click on the images and names below to learn more about the artist. Danny Garrett Nels Jacobson Guy Juke G.L. McElhaney
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One of Austin’s newest online news sites featured our memorial wall this weekend. “Their influence is felt every day and this event serves to acknowledge and pay tribute to them,” Shelley Seale wrote in her article, ‘The South Austin Popular Culture Center honors Austin artists with a memorial wall.‘ Have you come to visit yet? Let us know your impressions …
When we say you can always happen upon the Center “by chance,” it’s because you can usually find Henry Gonzalez, the facilities manager, working on the art installations outside. He was even caught on Google’s street camera! The space around the Center is always evolving, from the outdoor gallery space to the memorial wall. So even if the doors to …