Take a tour with Wendy Rodrigue and art teacher Virginia McLoughlin of incredible original works of art inspired by George Rodrigue and painted Fall 2021 by students in Ocean Springs, Mississippi! Sound up! Wendy and the Life & Legacy Foundation look forward to spending more time at St. Martin in November 2023!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022 AT 12 PM MST Acequia Madre House 614 Acequia Madre Santa Fe, NM Join Wendy Rodrigue Magnus, widow of artist George Rodrigue (1944-2013), for a special dedication of “Colors of My Mind” at the Acequia Madre House in Santa Fe, New Mexico, home to the Women’s International Study Center (WISC). WendyContinue reading “Rodrigue Sculpture Dedication”
February 2022, DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Art teacher, Cassandra Benefield, completed this lesson with her 4th grade students prior to Wendy Rodrigue’s visit on February 14! We love the creativity of the sentences portrayed through their art! “I read ‘Why is Blue Dog Blue?’ by George (Rodrigue) to my students to start this lesson. They hadContinue reading “Student Spotlight: West DeFuniak Elementary”
Announcing a special event in Destin, Florida hosted by the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation! See George Rodrigue’s Blue Dog paintings like never before in this mini-exhibition of rarely seen original artworks from the artist’s private collection, shared by his widow, Wendy Rodrigue. This unique experience coincides with a week of in-person education outreach in OkaloosaContinue reading “February 17, 2022, Join us in Destin, FL!”
The Life & Legacy Tour kicks off May 2021 in the Florida Panhandle! With special thanks to the St. Joe Community Foundation, Life & Legacy with Wendy Rodrigue, teams up once again with the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation for outreach and events in Walton County, May 10-12. This return is a special one, as thisContinue reading “On Tour Again!”
This NEW podcast highlights George Rodrigue’s Presidential portraits, Hank Williams on the Hadacol Caravan, ethics in art, great friendships and more. Thanks to Aaron Beam Speaks for the endearing and enjoyable interview! Art is a beautiful expression and today’s podcast release features Wendy Rodrigue Magnus, the wife of the late George Rodrigue. With stories andContinue reading “New Podcast! Wendy featured on Aaron Beam Speaks”
It’s no secret that young people have the most inspirational ideas, and charming ways of presenting them. For students, the study of the arts helps to keep this creative way of thinking alive. George Rodrigue is a tremendously fun artist to study, and this shines through in this fantastic speech, and accompanying painting, chosen forContinue reading “July Student Spotlight”
Wendy Rodrigue Magnus: A Life in the Arts Join Wendy on YouTube, where she shares paintings from her home, spotlighting George Rodrigue, Douglas Magnus, and others! These brief, colorful videos include readings, highlights from the Life & Legacy Tour, and the history behind iconic Rodrigue paintings. Join us!
Dear Friends, With the Life & Legacy Tour postponed until Fall 2020, I’m excited to announce a new video series inspired by George Rodrigue’s life and art. Douglas Magnus and I are self-quarantined at our home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where we’ve spent this unexpected window of time renovating our home studio, including a space forContinue reading “A message from Wendy”
Wendy Rodrigue began the 2020 Life & Legacy Tour the week of February 18-21, in a place very near and dear to her heart– HOME! Wendy grew up on the sandy white beaches of the Florida Emerald Coast, and was delighted to return to Destin, and the surrounding area, to share the Life and ArtContinue reading “Spring Tour Kicks Off in Northwest Florida!”