T. Paul Hernandez

T. Paul

Department of Visual Arts

Assoc. Professor


T. Paul Hernandez
Fine Arts

Phone: 830-372-6017



M.F.A., The University of Texas at Austin

B.F.A., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Specializations: mixed media sculpture, drawings, allegorical images and sculptures depicting cross-cultural references, environmental catastrophes and political satire.

Professional Experience

Art in Public Places commissions from the city of Austin including:

  • “Opossum Temple and Voodoo Pew” at Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail
  • “Sanctuary of the Tribal Alligator” at Hill Elementary School Park
  • “Snake Culvert” at Central Access Television Facility

Former advisory panel member to the Texas Commission on the Arts, Louisiana Division of the Arts and Cultural Arts Council of Houston

Former artist residency at the New Orleans Green Project


& Grants

Recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts/Mid-American Fellowship in Sculpture