Made in the South

Austin’s Neon Light Show

More from Evan Voyles's sign outpost in Austin, Texas

October/November 2015

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Evan Voyles in his South Austin studio.

photo: Matthew Johnson

Inside his studio.

photo: Matthew Johnson

Perla’s Seafood & Oyster Bar on South Congress Avenue.

photo: Matthew Johnson

The iconic Chuy’s sign on Barton Springs Road.

photo: Matthew Johnson

Voyles working with a neon tube.

photo: Matthew Johnson

Voyles shapes metal by hand.

photo: Matthew Johnson

Austin’s Lucy’s Fried Chicken.

photo: Matthew Johnson

The sign at Home Slice Pizza.

photo: Matthew Johnson

photo: Matthew Johnson

photo: Matthew Johnson

Austin’s Tesoro’s Trading Company.

photo: Matthew Johnson

photo: Matthew Johnson

The sign Voyles designed for the original North Lamar Boulevard location of Fresa’s (it spins, too).

photo: Matthew Johnson

The sign he created for Stag Provisions for Men anchors one of the busiest corners on South Congress Avenue

photo: Matthew Johnson