This Houston Instagrammer Is Capturing the Art in Street Art

Photo of Morgan Chronin
6 December 2016

Whether it is deemed art or vandalism, graffiti is a major part of urban culture. People in Houston are no stranger to street art, and despite its ever-changing appearance and location, graffiti artist are leaving their mark. Ivan Rodriguez captures it all, encouraging others to explore the city and find the hidden murals he documents on his Instagram page. Here are our favorite photos.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

Like a lot of street art, this ‘Houston’ mural is long gone.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

Maybe you’ve seen this Simpsons scene in EADO.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

Some of the most colorful graffiti hides in the darkest of places.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

Rodriguez discovered graffiti between train tracks.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

Graffiti transformed this house into art.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

This is an artist in his element.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

This photo spreads the love for a colorful piece by Wiley.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

An artist captures Houston pride on the side of a train car.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

Always support local art.

houtxgrown l | © Ivan Rodriguez

This piece incorporates other elements, using old highway signs and wood.

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