We had the good fortune of connecting with Tex Moton and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Tex, what is the most important factor behind your success?
For me personally, the most important factor has been my faith. I’m a firm believer and its my relationship with God that lets me see pass the hardships you face in life and business. I know that God has the final say in it all, and if he gave you a vision or purpose he will see it finished and realized in you!

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’ve been labeled a pioneer in the Dallas Street Art culture lol but that has allowed me the blessing of seeing so many talent artist emerge from this city after growing up watching us (IC / Infinity Crew) pushing limits to create and express ourselves. That being said, it is truly awesome to see a whole culture of new creatives spring up from the seeds we planted here.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Well if it’s one of my friends here on a week long trip, then we would be painting for sure lol! We would hit Fab Yard, Commonwealth Yard, the Racks, the Deep Ellum alley, and so on. We would indulge in the finest Tex Mex our city has to offer like El Taquito, and Gonzales. We would have to hit S&J’s Hot Chick, and Ricky’s for that bird! Pappaduex is a staple too. Oh, and steakhouses most be hit! Bob’s, Del Frisco’s, & Eddie V’s….then it would be straight desserts from that point on!!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
For me and my story there are so many people who have played major rolls in our success. First and foremost, God…through our Lord and Savior Jesus who is the Christ. Secondly my mother, for passing on her talents in art and creativity. Thirdly, my business partner JP McDade, for believing in a kid from the streets and seeing my vision. Outside of them it’s been so many people along the way that were factors, from my Pastor Larry Huch’s prayers, to my lovely wife Linda “LA” always being by my side. My kids Jazmine, Christian, Julia, & DJ for giving my the inspiration to want to do and provide more life for them, finically and spiritually. My brother Chosen is a constant factor of motivation and inspiration. My IC family the late great Minus WON, Ucron, Vert, Eon, Chubs, Joe Skilz, Kema, Idea, Fork, Cure, and the triple OG Ozone! The list could go on and on lol!

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