Organized by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Texas Impressionism: Branding with Brushstroke and Color, 1885-1935is an exhibition that exemplifies how Texas artists contributed to American Impressionism. Featured artists include Julian Onderdonk, Robert Onderdonk, Jose Arpa, Edward G. Eisenlohr, Ella Koepke Mewhinney, Seymour Thomas, Lucien Abrams, E. Richardson Cherry and Frank Reaugh.
Michael Grauer, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, is participating in a gallery talk in conjunction with the opening reception Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Grauer will discuss what characteristics distinguish Texas Impressionist painting from other artwork from the same period. Grauer will address the historical context of the paintings and key artists featured in the exhibition. At the end of his talk, there will be a question and answer period.