This article is over 8 years old

Houston Matters

Artist Turns Threads from Mexican Serapes into Elaborate Geometric Patterns

Artist Adrian Esparza pays homage to his Latino heritage, and symbolizes the way his life has changed, by un-spooling the threads from a Mexican blanket, or serape, and then weaving elaborate geometric patterns onto walls. We learn more about him and his art, which is on display through May 11 at the Houston Center for […]

Listen

To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:

<iframe src="https://embed.hpm.io/1/208625" style="height: 115px; width: 100%;"></iframe>
X
Artist Adrian Esparza pays homage to his Latino heritage, and symbolizes the way his life has changed, by un-spooling the threads from a Mexican blanket, or serape, and then weaving elaborate geometric patterns onto walls.

We learn more about him and his art, which is on display through May 11 at the Houston Center for Contemporary Art. And you can see an interview with Esparza on Houston Public Media’s Arts InSight, Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m.

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

More Information