Mesquite, TX – June 14, 2021 – On June 12, the City of Mesquite honored long-time Mesquite artist Tony Morris for sharing his amazing creations with the community and recognize him for his incredible talents as an artist and person.
Read the proclamation below:
WHEREAS, long-time Mesquite artist Tony Morris travels hundreds of miles weekly for his job, purposefully taking backroads and locating historical spots and courthouses in the towns he drives through; and
WHEREAS, Morris uses a variety of art mediums including sketchbooks and watercolors to capture these unique scenes and buildings throughout Texas; and
WHEREAS, his art has brought joy and happiness to so many faces and his creative accomplishments have been featured by many in the media and his growing reputation makes him a great ambassador for the Mesquite community; and
WHEREAS, Morris has two pieces of his famous artwork called “Mesquite Train Depot” and “Main Street” displayed in Downtown Mesquite on Front Street Station,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Bruce Archer, Mayor of the City of Mesquite, do hereby proclaim June 12, 2021, as:
Tony Morris Day
in the City of Mesquite and urge Mesquite citizens to thank Tony for sharing his amazing, creative gifts with our community and recognize him for his incredible talents as an artist and person.
PROCLAIMED this 12th day of June 2021.