Painting the River: Fernando Rojas

Painting the River: Fernando Rojas

Artist: Fernando Rojas  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: The Panther  The minute Fernando Rojas stumbled upon the sleeping panther statue near the Flatiron building in downtown Fort Worth, he was inspired. He took photographs, then spent hours observing...

Painting the River: Mike Tabor

Painting the River: Mike Tabor

Artist: Mike Tabor  Hometown: Granbury  Title of Work: Trinity Trout  Mike Tabor’s worlds peacefully coexist in the studio behind his house near Granbury.  First, there’s the art. A cowboy riding a bucking bronc. A cowgirl dancing seductively in a...

Fishing at Marine Creek Lake

Fishing at Marine Creek Lake

The TRWD Fish the Fort urban fishing initiative goes beyond just the banks of the Trinity River. Marine Creek Lake is a small urban lake located on the northwestern side of Tarrant County. This “no-wake” lake features two boat ramps and plenty of space to spread out...

TRWD Spring Trash Bash 2021

TRWD Spring Trash Bash 2021

Love the Trinity, love your city! Join us for the Annual TRWD Spring Trash Bash Pickup Day on Saturday, April 17. Pick a location and bring a group, a friend or just yourself to help clean up trash along the Trinity. The Tarrant Regional Water District is...

Painting the River: Robert Burns

Painting the River: Robert Burns

Artist: Robert Burns  Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.  Title of work: Recess  Floating islands. Flying turtles. A monster-size heron being ridden by a little girl. Fanciful, free-standing waterfalls. All of these are a part of the fantasy world created by...

Painting the River Moves Inside

Painting the River Moves Inside

TRWD is excited to announce that Painting the River: the TRWD Trinity Trails Mural Gallery will be featured in an exhibit at Studio 101 from March 27 – June 22, 2021. Throughout the past seven months, 25 artists have participated in an ambitious effort to create a...

Construction at Panther Island Pavilion Purcey Street Entrance

Construction at Panther Island Pavilion Purcey Street Entrance

Construction alert! The main Panther Island Pavilion entrance located at 395 Purcey Street will be closed March 18 – March 26 while crews are doing concrete work. The loop under Henderson Street will remain open for access by TCC Students and Trinity River and Trail...

Painting the River: Shelly Denning

Painting the River: Shelly Denning

Artist: Shelly Denning  Hometown: Denton  Title: Monarch  There’s something haunting, yet hopeful, about Shelly Denning’s mural “Monarch.”  There’s a group of deer; the doe hovering over its fawn; the buck standing nearby. Both the mother’s and father’s...

Painting the River: John Worley

Painting the River: John Worley

Artist: John Worley  Hometown: West Hollywood, CA  Title of Work: Cowboy Punk 2077  John Worley’s cowboy is not riding off into the sunset. He's riding into the future.  Worley, who earned his spurs working in the Fort Worth art scene, said his mural...

Painting the River: Jason Eatherly

Painting the River: Jason Eatherly

Artist: Jason Eatherly  Hometown: Austin  Title: Keep Floating On  Jason Eatherly believes in going with the flow.  Whether he’s doing a mural on a building, painting a landscape on canvas or decorating a motorcycle gas tank, he lets his art take him...

Painting the River: Callie Stiewig

Painting the River: Callie Stiewig

Artist: Callie Stiewig  Hometown: Springtown  Title of Work: Trail Crawlers  Make no mistake, Callie Stiewig is not crazy about bugs.  The Springtown artist does, however, believe in seeing the beauty in life - no matter how small.  “We...

Painting the River: Nolan Mueller

Painting the River: Nolan Mueller

Artist: Nolan Mueller Hometown: Plano Title of Work: The Birds How would you describe the stunning collection of 55 bird heads in Nolan Mueller’s Trinity Trail mural, “The Birds”? Is it a flock? Is it a gaggle? Is it a gang? Is it a murder? It’s all that, and more....

Painting the River: Jimmy Jenkins

Painting the River: Jimmy Jenkins

Artist: Jimmy Jenkins  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: Cloud 9  In “Cloud 9” Jimmy Jenkins’ Trinity Trail mural, a Great blue heron is launching itself from Trinity River banks, barely skimming over the cattails and reeds where a paddling of...

Westbank Trail Improvements and Closure

Westbank Trail Improvements and Closure

Update: 1/19/2021 The stretch of trails along the Westbank has re-opened for 2021. Features such as stronger gaurdrails, enhanced lighting, new hardscaping and more accessible parking was added. Head out to the Trinity Trails to check out these great improvements....

Painting the River: Jana Renee

Painting the River: Jana Renee

Artist: Jana Renee  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: Music on the Trinity   Stroll down by the Trinity River one day and you actually might catch Jana Renee seeking inspiration and solace. Long before being picked as an artist for the Trinity...