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Hector_s Story_ Public Art at the Welcome Center

Hector_s Story_ Public Art at the Welcome Center

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Kohr Harlan Reporting on the mural painting

Kohr Harlan Reporting on the mural painting

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OPB reporting on mural completion

OPB reporting on mural completion

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Elemento Latino. Reportaje

Elemento Latino. Reportaje

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Publications & Lectures


Chapter 8 Public Art. Murals. "Art for Everyone", Chemeketa Community College Art Faculty, Oxford University Press, Oregon, 2022. PP 199-203

Metamorphosis mural in progress freatured by Portland Art Watch
Portland Monthly featuring Hector's painting of a mural at Portland Art Musuem
Hong Kong 01 features Mexican muralism and Hector's murals
Art for Everyone includes an essay of Hector H Hernandez about Muralism.
1859 Oregon Magazine featuring Hector's mural art career
Wa. County Art Guide features the mosaic mural of Hector's at Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation

2014 Public Art Roster of Regional Art and Culture Council, Portland Oregon


2014 Public Art Archive. Public Art Throughout The United State and Canada.

Brooklyn Mural Artwork Salutes Inspirational Leaders. By
The Bee Aug 2008

The Bee Newspaper. Featuring the new mural in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Portland
Portland Walls featuring Hernande'z mural and other Portland artist
Mural Art. Murals from around the world
Latest mural at Willsonville by Hector H Hernandez
Mural Art Vol. 1. Murals from arond the world
The Art of Story Telling. Hernandez's Murals at Wilsonville
Cultivating Hope
Mural Showcase. Bulletin of Association of College Unions International.

Pulso H con Sandra Cervantes

Interview at Univision Pulso H about Mosaic and Muralism
KPUN. TV Portland Oregon

"Muralismo" TV interview in Spanish. 2013

Artistas Jovenes
KUNP-TV Delia Hernandez reporting about Young Artist
Mural Project at Woodburn Academy of International Studies.
October 23, 2007

"Muralismo" TV interview in Spanish

The Independent. Art Project Means Many Lessons Learned, by Michelle Te.
March 21, 2007

Woodburn art project means many lessons learned

KUNPTV "En Comunidad"Roxi de la Torre Interviewing Mural Painter Hector H Hernandez MA, MFA.

October 23, 2007.

Art as a weapon of intellectual stimulation

Hispanic News

September 7, 2006

Arte como un arma de estimulacion intelectual (English and Spanish versions)

Painting on the New Housing Complex
Statesman Journal

Children's mural tells their families' story
August 12, 2005 

Their painting on the new housing complex illustrates farm workers BY GABRIELA RICO Statesman Journal A man and a woman kneel in Oregon fields. Above them, a group of children raise their hands and release butterflies into the wind. These images, emblazoned on the side of Salem's first year-round farm worker-housing complex, carry much meaning to the artists. "The butterflies are like migrants; they move a lot," said Carolina Ceja, 13

Intersections of Art Culture and Social Justice
A Dream come true
An eyeful of History
Picture of a City. Wilsonville Spokman News
The Hispanic News: MAS supplement newspaper

Hector H. Hernandez Presented by: Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center
September 6, 2005 to September 29, 2005

Cultural Arts Center presents an exhibition of paintings and prints by area muralist Hector H. Hernandez in the main gallery and paintings by Linda Jerome and Michael Orwick in the B galleries. Opening reception Tuesday, September 6th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The exhibition runs from September 6-30, 2005. Hector H. Hernandez will exhibit a selection of large-scale paintings and drawings as well as small-scale prints which convey a feeling of optimism within continuous struggle to improve the world we live in. Hernandez works on murals, portraits and landscapes. "My inspiration comes from people who want to see a painting or a mural that reflects their culture and ideals. When I paint, I choose themes that are related to culture, landscapes and the human figure," he said. In fact, his works represent various themes including, diversity and celebrating one's culture. "My work carries out the message of celebrating our cultural heritage and the diversity that exists in today's society. This is done by delivering a positive message and using one's education like an instrument of transformation," he added. 

Interfaith service focuses on 'Joining Hands'
Thursday, November 17, 2005

Muralist Hector H. Hernandez' painting, "Nesting Dreams," will provide the theme for the 2005 Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.


The English Language Institute
Alumni Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 Summer 2002

Hector Hernandez (Mexico), ELI student summer of 1995: earned an MIS degree from OSU. Hector is currently the Hispanic Programs Coordinator for Oregon Pacific AHEC. He has his own art and culture business. Hector painted the mural in the background, in La Raza Conference Room of the OSU Memorial Union.

Mural Honors Latino Cultural Heritage
News-Register, McMinnville, Oregon.
September 2002

"The Yamhill County, youth from REAL, a Latino Leadership group, have completed a mural project under the guidance of muralist Hector H. Hernandez"

"The Oregon Historical Society and a partnership between the McMinnville Public Library and Newberg-Dundee Youth Outreach Service made the project possible."

We'reGood communication polyglot magazine.'Kaleidoscope'November, 1992

"This painting (Mexico City earthquake, 1985) was created before the the big earthquake in Mexico, and repainted as we show you here. The motif is the social and national changes of the epoch, and the new human being is emerging from the ruins."

Asahi News. Hector's View. Tarumae Volcano.
1988 One person exhibition in the NTT Gallery
Tomakkomai, Hokkaido, Japan

English Languge Institute featuring Alumnus Hernandez's Murals at OSU
News-Register: Mural honors Latino Culture
We're maganize featuring Hector's works in Japan
Asahi news featuring the work of Hector Hernandez at Hokkaido exhibition