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Houston, Rodrigue Exhibit at West Ave, June 2015, Watch Dog
That original Blue Dog painting, Watch Dog, is on display for the first time in Houston. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue Exhibit at West Ave, June 2015, Tiffany
Rodrigue's dog, Tiffany, was the model for the iconic Blue Dog. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue:Houston family day, June 2015, Don Sanders and Jacques Rodrigue
Don Sanders, left, and Jacques Rodrigue at a book signing event for Rodrigue: The Sanders Collection, a new publication showcasing the private collection of the artist’s most prolific collector. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue Exhibit at West Ave, June 2015, fais do-do
After attending the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles in the 1960's, Rodrigue returned to Louisiana and began painting the Louisiana landscape. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue Exhibit at West Ave, June 2015, George Rodrigue
Artist George Rodrigue in the studio. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue Exhibit at West Ave, June 2015, Portrait of President George Bush and grandchildren
On display at Rodrigue:Houston, the portrait of President Bush and his family was painted during the same time period as Rodrigue's loup-garou paintings. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue:Houston family day, June 2015, Matt, Melinda, Macy and Aly Mogas
Matt and Melinda Mogas, from left, Macy Mogas and Aly Mogas at Rodrigue:Houston family day. Courtesy photo
Houston, Rodrigue Exhibit at West Ave, June 2015, Take Me Back to Texas 2012
Temporary exhibiit, Rodrigue:Houston, showcases over 75 works of art by Rodrigue including, Take Me Back to Texas (2012). Courtesy photo