Enjoy this interactive tour of George Rodrigue: Painting for Myself, on view at the Museum of New Art in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, through January 2, 2023.
This installation of 50 artworks from George and Wendy’s private collection continues at MONA Portsmouth through Jan. 2, 2024. Sponsored by Avery Insurance.
In 2024, George Rodrigue: Painting for Myself moves to the Bayou Teche Museum in Rodrigue’s hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana. Join Wendy for exhibition tours mid-March, including a gala celebration on George’s 80th birthday, March 13th.
Every day you wake up and go through your notes and writings and remember what was important to you and what was important to me. And you see what you have…an outline of what you recorded already, all of these vignettes of all the things we talked about. That will help you live, because allContinue reading “Exhibition Highlights”
George often noted that had he painted the Blue Dog as a young man, he would have ruined it. It was because he first painted twenty-five years of Cajuns that he recognized the personal value in ensuring, as much as possible, that the Blue Dog remained his, even as it was adopted in the heartsContinue reading “A Message from Wendy Rodrigue”
It was 2006 when I first met George Rodrigue and his wife Wendy to discuss a forthcoming museum retrospective of his work. George was smiling from the moment he walked in the door, and I fondly recall his thick Cajun accent and hard-to-forget laugh. The couple was charming and down-to-earth, without the slightest hint ofContinue reading “Curatorial Statement
by Dana Holland-Beickert”
Feedback Thank you so much for inviting us to your fabulous opening reception last night. The party was wonderful, and the show is simply a world class WOW! I have been telling all of our friends today about it, and emphasizing that it is absolutely a must see! As someone who curated many art galleryContinue reading “George Rodrigue: Painting for Myself
Feedback, Media and Press”
Wendy Rodrigue brought the Life & Legacy Tour to its ninth state, sharing George Rodrigue’s life and art with students in Wolfeboro, NH! With gratitude to Art teacher Stephen Arinello, Principal Corinne Rowe, Principal Brian Beaverstock, Angela Carter of Avery Insurance, our sponsors Vicki and Todd O’Dowd of Avery Insurance, plus the wonderful students andContinue reading “Outreach Recap
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire”