Fresh Paint: Painting the Mississippi Landscape

David Campbell: "This painting is called 'Touching My Wife's Hair While She Sleeps'.  When we first got married, she caught me one time just staring at her while she was sleeping.  She woke up.  This is kind of in homage to that."

David Campbell’s “Touching My Wife’s Hair While She Sleeps.”  GAETANO CATELLI | OXFORD CITIZEN

Paintings by Professor Philip R. Jackson, UM Students, and Artist-in-Residence David Campbell

Professor Philip R. Jackson: “The show is a 2-week ‘intensive’ where we (undergraduates, graduate students, visiting artist David Campbell, and myself) went outside everyday for 8 hours and painted the Oxford landscape.  We’re presenting the Oxford landscape in a way that is customized to each student.  So, even though you’ve seen this place a hundred times over, we’re seeing unique views that you’ve never seen before.”

UM Artist-in-Residence David Campbell “This painting is called ‘Touching My Wife’s Hair While She Sleeps’.  When we first got married, she caught me one time just staring at her while she was sleeping.  She woke up.  This is kind of in homage to that.”

Oxford resident Thad Hooper: “It’s great to see the artists with their different perceptions of local life here in Oxford.  It’s a great show — I’m glad I could make it out for it.”

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