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Spring 2007 Featured Artist Benito Huerta


Benito Huerta was born 1952 in Corpus Christi, Texas.Huerta received a BFA from the University of Houston and an MA from New Mexico State University, Albuquerque. His first solo exhibition was at the Galerie sur la Terre at the University of Houston in 1976. Since then, he has exhibited in both solo and group shows throughout the United States and the world. Other solo and group exhibitions include:

Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; Dallas Visual Arts Center; University Museum, Arizona State University; Centro Cultural Tomasa Valdes, Mexico City; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia.


Examples of his public art commissions are found at the Richardson, Texas, DART Station and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.


His work is held in the collections of the Albuquerque Museum of Art, American Airlines DFW Admirals Club; Anthony Foundation, Houston, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont.


Benito resides in Arlington, Texas.


Signature Watercolor 2004
Benito Huerta 

Exile Off Mainstreet 2005
Benito Huerta


Noches de la Frontera 2004
Benito Huerta