Lex Allen mural by artist Detour
"Lex Allen" DETOUR

This portrait mural of Milwaukee musician Lex Allen was completed in Black Cat Alley in 2020. Allen is a non-binary soul singer, whose music breathes love and liberation. Thomas “Detour” Evans masterfully captured their colorful spirit in aerosol paint.

Thomas Evans, a.k.a. Detour, is Colorado-based artist specializing in large scale public art, interactive visuals, portraiture, immersive spaces, and creative directing. His focus is to create work where art and innovation meet. A born collaborator and “military brat,” Detour pulls from every conceivable experience that shapes his landscapes and perspectives. Evans is also the author of the book "Be The Artist: The Interactive Guide to a Lasting Art Career" (Fulcrum Publishing; February 11, 2020)