Past Exhibitions

Rodrigue’s Blue Dog: Discovering Late Works on Canvas and Metal

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS
June 12, 2018 – October 6, 2018

Featuring twenty-five original artworks, many from the last year of George Rodrigue’s life, and never before on public view. CLICK HERE to read about this dynamic exhibition of late Rodrigue works.

George Rodrigue with “Greenfields” , 2013, in his Carmel, CA studio
The power of George Rodrigue’s late works can’t be missed, as Wendy Rodrigue captivates the audience at the Ohr-O’keefe with the force of emotions the artist put onto canvas in the final year of his life.

George Rodrigue: The Cajun Landscape

LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
November 1, 2018–February 10, 2019

This incredible exhibition of early Rodrigue landscapes is a delightful surprise to fans only familiar with Rodrigue’s iconic Blue Dog. These early works illustrate how the young artist broke his canvas down into three elements — tree, ground, and sky — discovering that the combinations were endless. Click HERE to learn more about Rodrigue’s early landscapes.

George Rodrigue (American, 1944–2013), The Coulee, c. 1969-1970, oil on canvas, Courtesy of the Haynie Family Collection

Art of George Rodrigue: Shiny Happy Blue Dog

Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum, Sand Springs, OK
Nov 17, 2018 – Feb 17, 2019

Featuring 20 large works on metal. These vibrant, late works are more shiny than mirrored, with colors so bright and intense that they don’t duplicate in photographs. Learn the story behind these dynamic pieces HERE. Wendy Rodrigue describes the exhibition in a podcast with StudioTulsa HERE.
Watch an interview with Wendy Rodrigue HERE.

George Rodrigue at his studio in Carmel, California, 2013; mixed medias on chrome are 48×32 inches