Roadhouse Relics

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!

Greetings from Austin Mural Dedication

AUSTIN MAYOR PROCLAIMS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, GREETINGS FROM AUSTIN MURAL DAY Official Dedication Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. will unveil the newly minted mural. AUSTIN, Texas  – November 22, 2013 – The Greetings from Austin mural has long been an Austin icon, and now it has secured its place in Austin’s history. The Austin City Council, […]

Mural in Progress

We’re thrilled to be unveiling our completed Mural! Check out some of the in-progress pictures. The photos include neon artist Todd Sanders and mural Artist Rory Skagen at the Roadhouse Relics Gallery. Photo Credit, Gino Barasa

Restoration Begins for Greetings from Austin Mural

RESTORATION BEGINS FOR AUSTIN’S MOST ICONIC MURAL Artist Todd Sanders and Rory Skagen team up with nonprofit Creative Action to begin restoration on the “Greetings From Austin” mural AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 10, 2013 – Restoration of the Greetings from Austin mural is set to begin on October 11th. The restoration — which includes blasting of the original paint, restoration of the mural to […]

Kings of Leon meet the King of Neon

Kings of Leon meet the King of Neon The story behind Mechanical Bull’s album art. Kings of Leon released their long-awaited sixth album this week, Mechanical Bull. The album cover art, a collaboration between acclaimed art director Brett Kilroe and photographer Dan Winters, features a neon mechanical bull sign by pop artist Todd Sanders. Kilroe, […]