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Sky’s the Limit: Youth Art Month Kicks Off with Billboard Signing

Austin ISD is kicking off Youth Art Month with Travis Early College High School student artist John Ramirez signing a billboard he designed.

What: The Austin Fire Department will lift Superintendent Paul Cruz, the student and his art teacher, Rachael Wellborn, in a fire truck bucket to sign the billboard. The billboards are sponsored by Reagan National Advertising and A+ Federal Credit Union.

When: 10:15 a.m. Thursday, March 1 

Where: 1614 Montopolis Road

Ten billboards will feature Ramirez’s artwork. They are located at: 

  • 1608 35th St., east of Jefferson Street
  • 4801 Airport Blvd., south of 48th Street
  • 5002 US 183 S., south of Burleson Road
  • 41 I‐35 N., north of Clermont Avenue
  • 1614 Montopolis Road, north of Riverside Drive
  • 3402 Seventh St. E., west of Springdale Road
  • 1716 Anderson Lane W., west of Wooten Park Drive
  • 1809 Manor Road, west of Chicon Street
  • 1409 Oltorf St. W., east of Lamar Boulevard
  • 4140 Congress Ave. S., south of Ben White Boulevard

For more information, please contact Fine Arts Coordinator Paul Kretchmer at 512-414-4730.