Punos de Tierra

Category: Public Art

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220 W University Dr, View on Google Maps
Tempe, AZ 85281

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Punos de Tierra "Grabbing at the Earth"

 

Tato Caraveo's mural, just off of University and west of College behind the All Saints Catholic Newman Center, represents the hard-working Mexican families that lived very near here in the San Pablo community. They were farmers, merchants, politicians and creatives. Tempe wouldn’t be what it is today without their hard work, creativity and family values.

 

About Tato:

A native to the Valley of the Sun, Tato Caraveo has found creative expression in both art and music throughout his life. Painting professionally for over 30 years. Tato’s work can be seen on everything from small canvases to large scale murals. His signature style shows through, as he brings to life colorful characters and landscapes with hints of whimsical surrealism. Tato's paintings play with a perspective that invites and engages with its viewers whether seen in a private gallery or on a public wall. Tato continues to live and work in Phoenix, Arizona.

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