Turner House – 2018 Spring Salon Series
Thursday March 8
Doors Open: 7:00 Program: 7:30
“At the Forefront” Jerry Bywaters: No Backwater Man
John Lunsford will present the life and work of Jerry Bywaters.
Bywaters (1906-1989) was born in Paris, Texas and an American artist, university
professor, museum director, historian and art critic instrumental in the
development of the regional art of Texas and the Southwest.
Lunsford will bring two original Bywaters lithographs for an evening
overflowing with biographical information and personal anecdotes.
John Lunsford is an Oak Cliff native. He is the former director of the SMU Meadows Museum and the first Senior Curator at the Dallas Museum of Art (formerly the DMFA) where he worked for 28 years.
Picture Credit: The Jerry Bywaters Collection on Art of the Southwest, Bywaters Special Collections, SMU.
Event Sponsor: Tom Marshall
Catering: Justo Blanco
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