Billy Schenck: The Myth of the West

White Gallery | October 7 - January 14, 2018

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About the exhibition:

Billy Schenck is a contemporary artist with work in over 40 museum collections and corporate collections that include Sony, IBM, Saatchi and Saatchi, American Airlines and others. His subject matter spans genres from western landscape to cowboy pop. He has been exhibited widely in the United States and Europe. His work is characterized by hot colors, surreal juxtapositions and patterning which explore the collisions between wilderness and civilization, the individual and community, nature and culture, freedom and restriction.

Special events:  

Friday, October 6 | 5 PM—7 PM:  First Friday Art Walk with free admission made possible by David C. Russell, Jr.  Complimentary refreshments and entertainment included. Free Art Auction Catalog giveaway (while supplies last).

Saturday, October 7 | 11 AM:  Coffee with the Artist & Curator - enjoy a panel discussion with artist Billy Schenck and curator Elizabeth Szabo, plus complimentary coffee and light refreshments.  Activities included with admission.

Sunday, October 8 | 11 AM—4 PM:  Second Sunday with free admission made possible by the Union Pacific Foundation,  Val Tursi, Anna & Lee Meisner and Ken White III in honor of First Responders. Basic admission includes entrance to the Buell Childrens’ Museum and Helen T. White Galleries. 

Friday, November 3 | 5 PM—7 PM:  First Friday Art Walk with free admission made possible by Leslie Nazario in memory of John Hill.  Complimentary refreshments and entertainment included. 

Friday, December 1 | 5 PM—7 PM:  First Friday Art Walk with free admission made possible by the Board of Water Works of Pueblo.  Complimentary refreshments and entertainment included. 

Sponsor(s):  

This exhibit is made possible with the support of Linda Crawford, Dr. Michael & Tanya DeRose, and Dr. Robert & Joan Hamilton.


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