A Century of Fine Art in the Big Bend

SRSU Faculty and Students

April 20- May 28, 2021


Girl Reading, Oil on Canvas, n.d.,36 X 24 Alice Reynolds, Collection of Judy and Stephen Alton

Artwork from the Sul Ross State University Art Department over the last century, starting with the teachers and students of Sul Ross Normal established in 1920 to that of the current faculty.

Included in the show is work from the Summer Art Colony (1932-1950) where Texas regional artists including Julius Woeltz, Xavier Gonzalez, Otis Dozier, William Lester and Harry Anthony DeYoung, taught at Sul Ross during the summer sessions and used the dramatic local landscape to challenge themselves and their students.

Kokernot Lodge, Oil, ca. 1930s, 36 X 48, Julius Woeltz, Museum of the Big Bend
Taos at Night,n.d., Oil on Masonite, 22 X24 in.,Elizabeth Keefer Boatright, Museum of the Big Bend

The Museum of the Big Bend is on  the Sul Ross State University campus, Alpine, Texas

Open Tuesday-Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm

Admission: $5.00/person over 12 years old, Free to MoBB Members

and SRSU students, faculty and staff with current ID cards

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Winter in Texas, 1942, dry point etching, 3” W x 4”T, James Swann, Gift of Judy and Stephen Alton, Museum of the Big Bend Collection

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