Press

2021

Nicky Jam and McDonald’s with virtual concert: SEE FREE

PRESS RELEASE: McDonald’s USA Launches Ritmo y Color with Manuel Turizo, Latino Music Stars and Pop-Up Art Installations to Elevate the Stories of Latinidad

Gonzo247 has transformed a Hispanic-owned Gulfgate McDonald’s with original artwork
By Joey Guerra

VIDEO: Artist transforms SE Houston McDonald’s into Hispanic Heritage Month tribute

2020

Houston’s East End makes a splash with 4 vibrant new murals
By Steven Devadanam

It’s 713 Day in H-Town, so let’s celebrate a few things that Houston is known for
By Sonia Ramirez

VIDEO: Houston artist talks inspiration behind his bright new East End mural
By CultureMap Create

VIDEO: Legendary local artist Gonzo247 presents the incredible mural he’s illustrated for tonight’s Rodeo concert announcement!

2019

Street artists shine at Houston mural fest
By Stephanie Lamm

Local artist Gonzo247 to debut new mural at Citywide Mural Festival

Champ City Intra-Murals: Gonzo247 Paints Houston Astros Pennant Pride
by Brad Kyle

iWRITE celebrates 10 years of helping children read, write, illustrate
By Tracy Maness

VIDEO: Houston artists creates good luck statue ahead of Game 6
By Pooja Lodhia

Can exposure to nature alleviate pain, distress during chemotherapy?
By Andrea Leinfelder

Houston Artists, 16-Year-Old Voice Star and Civic Leaders Come Together for Powerful Night
It’s Good to be a Creator
By Shelby Hodge

VIDEO: Calling all artists! Live rent-free at this apartment complex
By Pooja Lodhia

Public art initiative transforms busy underpass

1940 Air Terminal Museum Reveals ’69 Hawker Jet Painted by GONZO247
By Mark Herman Reyes

Best Bets This Weekend in Houston: Dog Show, Moor Fest and GONZO247’s Jet
By Susie Tommaney

Wholesome Restaurant Group debuts fine dining, pizza joint in Generation Park
By Kaila Contreras

Come On, Get Happy, With Gonzo247’s Colorful Plans for This ’60s Era Jet
By Mark Herman Reyes

Look, Up in the Sky. It’s a Brush, It’s a Plane, It’s Gonzo247
By Mark Herman Reyes

6 Best Bets This Weekend in Houston: Sizzling Dance, Airplane by Gonzo247
By Susie Tommaney

Houston graffiti artist Gonzo247 to paint a 1969 Hawker jet
Andrea Leinfelder

GONZO247 is painting a mural on a jet at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum
By Brett T

Family Outing: Celebrate Van Gogh with the kids at outdoor festival
By Allison Bagley

GONZO247: Celebrating Community, Color & Vincent van Gogh
By Sydney Kreuzmann

Houston graffiti artist Gonzo247 unveils new mural at reveal party

University of St. Thomas unveils mural by Gonzo247 at Thursday party
By Brittany Britto

VIDEO: Gonzo247 dedicates new mural in Mexico to Houston

2018

Downtown Houston Magazine – Spreading Good Vibes And Inspiration Through Spray Paint
By AMBER AMBROSE

2017

Just Vibe – The Man Behind the “Houston is Inspired” Mural, GONZO247
By Karen Reyes

Houston Chronicle – Aerosol Artist Gonzo to recreate one of Houston’s iconic murals
By Molly Glentzer

Texas Country Reporter – See how a Houston Native is Helping Change the Perception of Graffiti.
By Texas Country Reporter

Texas Monthly – GONZO247
By Bob Phillips

2016

San Francisco Chronicle – Houston mural goes to Mexico City to boost Bayou City tourism
By Craig Hlavaty

TMC News – Mario Enrique Figueroa Jr., “Gonzo247”
By Texas Medical Center

Houstonia – Houston Gets a Snazzy New Snapchat Filter
By Katharine Shilcutt

San Miguel Times – One of the largest murals in Latin America is now in San Miguel Allende
By San Miguel Times

AEQAI – Gonzo247 and the Nation’s First Graffiti Museum
By Joelle Jameson

Paper City – Houston Gets Its Own Graffiti Festival
By Catherine D. Anspon

2015

Houston Press – GONZO247 Is the Reason Houston Will Have the First Graffiti Museum in the Country
By Adam Casteneda

Local Magazine – Painting The Town With Gonzo247
By Lance Scott Walker

Houston Public Media – Houston Graffiti Culture: Not Just Vandalism Anymore
By Michael Hagerty

First to Know – Q&A with GONZO247: The Mastermind Behind Houston’s First Mural Festival
By Elysia McMahan

2013

Culturemap – New mural from Houston graffiti art star brightens up Market Square
By Tyler Rudick

About GONZO247

GONZO247 is an award-winning, internationally recognized artist dedicated to promoting positive civic and cultural engagement through visual and mixed media art. GONZO247 works with city officials and the public to advocate for underground art forms that inspire and empower communities to create, inspire and uplift. He is the founder of the first graffiti and street art museum in the U.S.