Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood Having Art Showcased
A collection of artwork by [lastfm]Rolling Stones[/lastfm] guitarist [lastfm]Ronnie Wood[/lastfm] will be shown at the Butler Institute of Art in Youngstown, Pennsylvania.This marks Wood’s first exhibition at a major American museum.
The exhibition, which will open with a special reception on September 21, will feature 30 paintings, 22 pen-and-pencil drawings, and seven mixed media works by the 63-year-old musician. Wood, who received formal art training at the Ealing College of Art in London, will be attending the opening reception.
Louis Zona, chief curator and director of the Butler, said, “Ronnie Wood is a most-accomplished painter whose work demonstrates a wonderful knowledge of the medium, outstanding technical abilities and an extraordinarily creative mind.”
Zona, who predicted that the show will attract a wide audience, described Wood’s style as lively and appealing.
“Ronnie Wood: Paintings, Drawings and Prints” runs through November 21.