‘Puttin’ On The Dawg ‘art exhibition to open July 17 at CAMP
The Plainview Museum of Contemporary Art (CAMP) is gearing up for its first post-COVID art exhibit.
Puttin ‘On The Dawg: PHS All School Reunion Art Show will kick off with a reception and garden party on July 17, the same day as the Plainview High School All School Reunion. The museum is at 219 E. 6th Street.
The exhibit will feature works by over 25 artists who are former Bulldogs of Plainview.
Kick-off is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a free reception, garden party and live musical entertainment. There will be champagne – donated by Wine for the People and Rae Wilson – and hors d’oeuvres. A performance by Lee’s and Co. will close the festivities at CAMP.
Puttin ‘On The Dawg is scheduled to close on August 30. The CAMP is open every weekend from Thursday to Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. It is free and open to all.
CAMP is funded by the Sybil B. Harrington Grant through the Community Foundation of West Texas and by public and private donations.
Here is a list of artists who will be featured on the show (as stated in a CAMP press release):
Philana oliphant Pace has exhibited his work nationally and internationally and is in the permanent collections of Texas Tech University and the Wichita Falls Art Museum. She has received numerous awards including Women in the Arts from the Women’s Foundation of East Texas and is currently an art professor at Tyler Junior College.
Van Redin has shot commercials for more than 75 major feature films including The Lord of the Rings, Rudy, Office Space, Rushmore, All the Pretty Horses as well as the television series The Long Road Home, The Son and The Leftovers. He was the house photographer at the State Capitol. His work will soon be exhibited and permanently archived in the prestigious Wittliff Collection at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
Carrie Perkins Garrott has been included in various publications around the world including “Dreaming Jewelry” and “The Art of Jewelry: Paper Jewelry”. His work is in private and public collections including the Museum of Art and Design in New York, NY and the Racine Art Museum in Racine, Wisconsin.
Jon whitfill has exhibited nationally and internationally, spanning seventeen states, France and China and is the founder of RJP Nomadic Gallery, Earthbound Moon, Culture Laboratory Collective, The Button Project and Free-Range Creatives. His sculpture can be seen in many private and public spaces, including Texas Tech University, CAMP, and Delta State in Mississippi.