The Buddy Holly Center Announces a Wheeler Brothers Retrospective: The Lubbock Years

Start Date: August 03, 2017, 11:30 PM
End Date: September 22, 2017, 7:00 AM

A Wheeler Brothers RestrospectiveThe Buddy Holly Center announces A Wheeler Brothers Retrospective: The Lubbock Years. The exhibition will open on August 4 in the Fine Arts Gallery and be on display until September 22, 2017.

This dynamic exhibition showcases the work of artist-brothers Jeff and Bryan Wheeler, who were a driving force in the Lubbock art scene over the last two decades. Curated from work completed over this time, “The Lubbock Years” features individual and collaborative paintings, drawings, collages, ceramics, sculpture, photographs, and prints that, as art critic Rainey Knudson wrote, “deliberately climbs into the crusty skin of every hackneyed Texas stereotype and turns it inside out, into something wild, exuberant, fresh and new.”

The opening of the show, during the August First Friday Art Trail, will be accompanied by live music in the Meadows Courtyard, throughout the evening. Los SOB’s, featuring Bryan Wheeler, will perform from 6:00-7:30pm and Texas music icon, Butch Hancock will perform from 7:30-9:00pm.

On Sunday, August 6 at 2:00pm, we invite the public to join us in the Fine Arts Gallery for a very special Gallery Talk, hosted by brothers, Bryan and Jeff Wheeler. Guests will have the opportunity to visit with the artists about their years of art collaboration in Lubbock and hear about their plans for the future. Following the gallery talk, the Buddy Holly Center will host a reception for the artists and visitors. 

Programming at the Buddy Holly Center is made possible in part by the generous support of Supporters of the Fine Arts (SOFA) and The CH Foundation.  For more information about this exhibit or other events, please contact the staff at the Buddy Holly Center at 806.775.3560 or visit us online at
TM Maria Elena Holly