His Legacy

Warren Hunter left behind a collection of artwork that portrayed Texas as it was. Looking back on his life and career, he represented a full range of artistic expression, including woodblock and linoleum prints, typesetting, oil and watercolor painting, commercial illustration, and the forgotten art of copper etching. He taught both commercial and graphic art. He was the first dean of the San Antonio Art Institute. His art school was the training ground for a host of Texas artists. His paintings hang in the Alamo and the San Jacinto Monument. His works are in the Smithsonian Institution, the White House, and many private collections. Warren Hunter was an extraordinary Texan dedicated to teaching and making art. His ability to capture the beauty of our state has left us with a great legacy of artistic creation.