Author: ToddSanders

Crafty Western.Check out this great new facebook page! Please like.

https://www.facebook.com/craftywestern/Hey! Check out this facebook page. Sarah Thompson has her own unique style, and it shows very well. She combines her love for art, Austin and Country Music into her crafts. I absolutely love her “Little Loretta” vintage trailer.

Macy’s American Icon series

I am honored to have a feature in the new Macy’s publication. http://mblog.macys.com/on-the-road-in-austin-meet-artist-todd-sanders/ It was a lot of fun working with them and I am getting some great feedback on the piece. I have more exciting news coming soon.

You’ve got to see this lady’s work!

I was recently contacted by alison Lamons. Her website is a must see. She paints pictures of vintage weathered neon signs, and can even custom personalize one with your name! Great work, I’m happy to see a kindred spirit following her passion. www.alisonstudios.com

Jimmy Kimmel Live in Austin

Jimmy Kimmel is in Austin shooting his talk show all week during SXSW. If you haven’t seen the set yet, it is jam packed full of reproduced neon signs from Austin. Also we had a couple people from the show stop by yesterday and rent three of our pieces, including the Fleur De Lis which […]

Neon as art/home decor?

Here is a great article that shows how neon is becoming more and more popular as home décor. It helps people envision neon in their own home, and really kind of validates what we do here at Roadhouse Relics. There are a few artists here that you should check out. I’ve liked Keith Sonnier’s work […]

Mechanical Bull Tour

Kings of Leon kicked off their tour last night in Atlanta. Their sixth album, Mechanical Bull features cover art with a neon mechanical bull sign by Todd Sanders. Below is a list of tour dates and a “Making Of” film. February 5 Atlanta, GA—Philips Arena February 7 Nashville, TN—Bridgestone Arena February 9 Louisville, KY—KFC Yum! Center […]

Super Bowl Commercial

For the second year in a row Todd Sanders studio Roadhouse Relics was featured as a backdrop for a Super Bowl commercial.  You can see the famous Austin backyard in a commercial for Ford trucks, that was shot in Austin and the surrounding area.

Museum of Neon Arts breaks ground in Glendale

The Museum of Neon Art in Glendale, California has been a work in progress for five years. Construction began at 216 S. Brand Blvd. on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Upon opening, it will be Glendale’s first art museum. To read more, check out the link below. Congrats to Kim Kona and her team of amazing […]

Greetings From the Improved Austin Postcard Mural

From the Statesman, “On Saturday, November 23, the iconic “Greetings from Austin” mural returned brighter and more vibrant than ever. The mural was originally painted in 1998, and had shown signs of aging. With help from Troy Madres, Todd Sanders, and the Austin community  it took less than a month to raise the $10,000 necessary […]

Mural Time Lapse

Courtesy of our friends at the Austin Post!