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Medellin, Octavio, 1907 or 8-1999


View Resource Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes

Octavio Medellin was a celebrated artist who worked with stone, copper, and brass. Born in 1907, he created a number of unique art installations throughout Dallas in the 1950s, notably his mosaic work at Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church and the glass ceiling lights in the Mercantile Bank Building. Over the decades, he kept himself busy teaching at the University of North Texas and the...