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New mural of Tony Hsieh in downtown Las Vegas

Posted at 12:20 AM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 09:05:06-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — There's a brand new mural of former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh in the lobby of Art Houz Theaters in downtown Las Vegas.

The artist, Miguel Hernandez, worked on it ahead of First Friday.

Hernandez worked with Hsieh and says the late CEO made everyone feel special.

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"I owe him a lot," said Hernandez fighting back tears. "I owe him - I owe him my life, my career."

"He's a big reason I was able to pursue art at Zappos campus, and he was the guy who trusted me and gave me the opportunity to fulfill my dreams of being a full-time artist."