To This Austin Street Artist, Electrical Boxes Are Blank Canvases

Jun 8, 2017

For years, Mike “Truth” Johnston has been pasting his colorful portraits of icons from Michael Jordan to Martin Luther King Jr. on dumpsters, billboards and electrical boxes around the city. 

KUT’s Syeda Hasan caught up with the Austin street artist to learn more about his creative process. 

Credit Gabriel Cristóver Pérez / KUT
Adrian Bernal helps Johnston paint the "Rise" mural.
Credit Gabriel Cristóver Pérez
Credit Gabriel Cristóver Pérez / KUT

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