Northline Transit Center / HCC Station

art work by Rolando Brisenio

The Northline Transit Center / HCC platform has art work by Rolando Briseño, born in San Antonio and studied at Columbia University. His work is included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and his public art projects are located in cities across Texas and in New York.

Inspiration for the Northline Transit Center / HCC Station

Artist Rolando Briseño’s station design honors local Tejano heroes chosen by the community for their contribution to the culture of Houston and Texas. The design incorporates abstracted elements from the Mission Revival architectural style, such as filigree, in celebration of cherished Tejano aesthetics.
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About The Artist

METRORail Red Line - Northline Transit Center / HCC  art on platformBorn and still working in San Antonio, Rolando Briseño received his MFA at Columbia University. His public art projects include installations at Houston Intercontinental Airport and other airports throughout Texas and across the country. Briseno’s work is shown in major museums and private collections in the US, Europe and Latin America.

"The design incorporates abstracted elements from Mission Revival architectural style, such as filigree and cement tiles, to celebrate the aesthetics in Tejano society. Tejano leaders contributed to the culture and community of Houston and greater Texas. The leaders chosen by the local community for the paseo of portraits recalls the rich and diverse history found in this city and the many events that have taken place that define Houstonians today."
- Rolando Briseño

 

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