ABOUT

JMuzacz1J Muzacz is from Houston, Texas and is currently based in Austin. Graduating with a degree in Sociology from the University of Texas, Muzacz has a keen eye on community dynamics developing cultural relevance in his public works.

11005078_1540306066222649_1076119733_aFor much of the last twelve years, Muzacz has worked internationally, teaching and working odd jobs alongside mural painting in Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. Through this work/travel lifestyle, the artist has amassed an impressive portfolio of large-scale walls and commissions for numerous businesses, residences and high-profile spaces in the public sector.

In 2013, Muzacz published a book while living on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa. Life Is Sweet: The Story of a Sugarcane Field is a 60-page, full-color, bilingual (English & Japanese) children’s story teaching the appreciation of nature and the value of a hard day’s work. Muzacz’s impressive 432-page debut, JAPAN 365: A Drawing-A-Day Project (2012) is also available in print and for sale online.

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Muzacz has taught Urban Painting through the City of Austin’s Totally Cool Totally Art teen program, mentored the Caminos mural painting interns at the Mexican American Cultural Center, and is currently developing unique art curriculum and teaching for Skybridge Academy, an alternative private junior and high school in Dripping Springs.

In personal work, he is developing his iconic stained-glass painting technique in both large-scale murals and smaller gallery and commission works, as well as experimenting with various media including neon lighting, mosaic art and conceptual installation. Recent notable shows include The People’s Gallery 2018 at Austin City Hall,  Bombay Sapphire US Artisan Series Regional Showcase at Art on 5th, and a ground-breaking large-scale solo exhibition titled “Stained Slabs” at the Dougherty Arts Center.

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