A summer full of art exhibitions in San Angelo


SAN ANGELO, Texas — Several art exhibits are brewing or underway at various museums in the visual arts capital of San Angelo as 2022 enters July.

Discover the art exhibitions taking place in San Angelo this summer:

37th Annual American Plains Artists Show & Sale – Fort Concho

From June 23 through August 7, the 37th Annual American Plains Artists Show and Sale will be on display at Fort Concho.

This year the show will feature 76 paintings and sculptures by more than 50 artists across the country covering the people, natural beauty and wildlife of the Great Plains.

All artwork is for sale with proceeds going to the artist, Fort Concho, and the American Plains Artist Association.

This show is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Ceramic James Watkins – Mayer Museum

Ceramic works by James C. Watkins will be on display at the Angelo State Mayer Museum the rest of June through July 16.

This exhibit showcases Watkins’ 40 years of ceramic artwork and the diversity of his inspiration and skills.

Romantic Realism Through My Eyes – Raw 1899

Raw 1899 will host Leilani Pinard’s art exhibition titled “Romantic Realism Through My Eyes” from June 29 to July 1.

Pinard is an artist from Midland, Texas who has a reputation as an “old master” artist. His work is known for its depth, detail and translucency.

Raw 1899 is open Wednesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Raw 1899 presents Bobby Whitlock – Raw 1899

To help kick off the Freedom Walk in downtown San Angelo, singer, songwriter and musician Bobby Whitlock will showcase his art of post-modern expressionism at Raw 1899.

Whitlock is a resident of Ozona, Texas, best known for being a member of blues-rock band Derek and the Dominos with Eric Clapton. Whitlock co-wrote seven of the 124 tracks on the band’s critically acclaimed album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.

This event is free to the public. Whitlock’s work will be on sale until July 25. Raw 1899 is open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Stolen Art Exhibition – La Galerie Coop

The Coop Gallery will host a free art exhibition titled “Stolen Art” to explore the concepts of copyright and fair use.

The artists featured in this show will be James Gibson and Kat Truth from June 30, 2022 to July 2, 2022.

Exhibition and sale of chromatic art – Raw 1899

From July 7-29, Raw 1899 will feature the world of Molly Archer and her “Chromatic” art exhibit.

Archer is known for creating significant works of art that show brilliant colors and patterns through different experiments with brush techniques.

A champagne open reception will take place on Thursday, July 7 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Raw 1899 is open Wednesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Greater San Angelo Craft Guild Fair

The Greater San Angelo Craft Guild Show will be held at the Wells Fargo Pavilion on the Fairgrounds on July 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The public is invited to take part in conferences, demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions, fairs and visits.

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