Jesse Lott is an iconic Afro-American artist, working in Houston Texas, sculpture, paintings and drawings. Lott is a longtime Houston artist who, for the past 40 years, has been creating works he calls “Urban Frontier Art.” His process involves the recycling of discarded materials to create art from the detritus of modern society. Lott’s Artists in Action program helped inspire the creation of Houston’s  Project Row Houses. In 2016 Lott recived The Art Leauge Houston's  Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual Art.