March Salon at the Turner House 
Thursday March 8 7:30-9 pm
“At the Forefront” Jerry Bywaters:  No Backwater Man


John Lunsford will present the life and work of Jerry Bywaters at the next Turner House Salon, hosted by the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts.

Bywaters (1906-1989) was born in Paris, Texas and an American artist, university professor, museum director, historian and art critic instrumental in the development of the regional art of Texas and the Southwest.  Lunsford will bring two original Bywaters lithographs for an evening overflowing with biographical information and personal anecdotes.

John Lunsford is an Oak Cliff native. He is the former director of the SMU Meadows Museum and the first Senior Curator at the Dallas Museum of Art (formerly the DMFA) where he worked for 28 years.

Jerry Bywaters original house artwork

Picture Credit:  The Jerry Bywaters Collection on Art of the Southwest, Bywaters Special Collections, SMU.