Presenting to teachers presents an unusual challenge. After all, that is their role with their students during hundreds of classes each year. Last week, during the Oklahoma A+ Schools “Not Your Average Conference” at the University of Central Oklahoma, teachers from seventy arts-integrated schools laughed at me, or rather with me, when I asked duringContinue reading “Teachers (And Why It Almost Didn’t Happen)”
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!
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!”
In honor of the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s (MKAF) 25-year historical journey, the popular Arts Guild Luncheon titled “Love for the Arts” returns on February 19, 2020. Hosted at the Emerald Grande, Emerald Ballroom in Destin, Florida, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Arts Guild Luncheon will feature acclaimed guest speaker, Wendy Rodrigue, presentingContinue reading “George Rodrigue’s Life & Legacy, with Wendy Rodrigue for MKAF”