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Wittliff fine art walkthrough

by Daniella Navarro

The Wittliff Collection is located on the 7th floor of the Alkek library and is currently exhibiting:

  • ROCKY SCHENCK:
    The Recurring Dream

    • Now through December 4, 2016
  • ANSEL ADAMS:
    A Southwest Legacy

    • Now through December 4, 2016
  • MARC SIMMONS:
    Southwestern Treasures from the Maverick Historian

    • Now through December 16, 2016
  • EMILIO NAVAIRA:
    Tejano Music Icon

    • Now through December 16, 2016
  • LONESOME DOVE COLLECTION
    • On Permanent Exhibition
Entrance into a room containing Rocky Schenck: The Recurring Dream
Entrance into a room containing Rocky Schenck: The Recurring Dream

Schenck creates black-and-white dreamscapes, but also hand tints the black-and-white prints with color oil paint for a truly surreal and unique experience.

Texas State sophomore browsing the Rocky Schenck collection.
Texas State sophomore Jake Gutierrez browsing the Rocky Schenck collection.
"Lounge Singer" by Rocky Schenck stares longingly at "Taste"
“Lounge Singer” by Rocky Schenck stares longingly at “Taste”
The main exhibition room of Rocky Schenck photographs.
The main exhibition room of Rocky Schenck photographs.
"Carnival" and "Carousel" by Rocky Schenck.
“Carnival” and “Carousel” by Rocky Schenck.
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Left to right: “Carnival,” “Carousel,” “Near Vegas” and “Show Girls.”
Wall of surreal Rocky Schenck photographs.
Wall of surreal Rocky Schenck photographs.
Colorful Rocky Schenck photographs.
Colorful Rocky Schenck photographs.
"Wedding Sheet" by Rocky Schenck, shy but letting it all hang out.
“Wedding Sheet” by Rocky Schenck, coy but letting it all hang out.
"Burlesque" exuberantly letting it all hang out.
“Burlesque” by Rocky Schenck exuberantly letting it all hang out.
Display of Rocky Schenck art books.
Display of Rocky Schenck art books.
Texas State student Ethan Vaught, admires a wall of Rocky Schenck photographs.
Texas State student Ethan Vaught, admires a wall of Rocky Schenck photographs.
Trio of Rocky Schenck art, left to right: "Canyon", "Lost Again" and "Bombay Beach."
Trio of Rocky Schenck art, left to right: “Canyon”, “Lost Again” and “Bombay Beach.”

Another exhibition is the Ansel Adams exhibition. Adams captures the beauty of the Southwest in photographs with his intimate views of nature.

Welcome to the Ansel Adams exhibition. Left: "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" Right: "Aspens, Northern New Mexico."
Welcome to the Ansel Adams exhibition. Left: “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico” Right: “Aspens, Northern New Mexico.”
Ansel Adams ground view.
Ansel Adams ground view, a hit of a tree in focus.
More Ansel Adams prints
More Ansel Adams prints containing nature and portraits.
Exiting the Wittliff Collection.
Exiting the Wittliff Collection.
Be sure to visit again!
Be sure to visit soon, before these wonderful exhibitions are removed.

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