“Remembering the Artist Behind Houston’s Police Memorial Sculpture,” Houston Matters

by Michael Hagerty, via houstonmatters.org

A prominent Gulf Coast artist died this month. Jesus Moroles had a collection of honors, including the National Medal of the Arts, the Texas State Artist Award and was known for producing works for several major museums and memorials, including his largest work: the Houston Police Memorial sculpture in Buffalo Bayou Park.

Paige Phelps has an explanation of his work and reflection on the artist’s life.