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2009-07-16 / Community News

Art Exhibit by Giddings Native David Schulze to Benefit Lee County Heritage Society

David Schulze David Schulze The Lee County Heritage Society will be exhibiting the paintings of Lee County native, David Schulze at the historic Schubert- Fletcher House in Giddings, Texas on Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

The exhibit titled "Native Son - Native Scenes" will feature 25 of Schulze's paintings of scenes inspired by Giddings, Lee County, and other locations in rural Texas. On Saturday, July 18 Schulze will be giving painting demonstrations throughout the day. On Sunday, July 19 at 2:00 p.m. Schulze will be giving a gallery talk during which he will discuss how he selects his subjects and the methods he uses to create his paintings.

A portion of all sales made during this show will benefit the Lee County Heritage Society. The Schubert-Fletcher House is located at 183 East Hempstead in Giddings, Texas 78942.

David Schulze is a Dallas, Texas artist who paints landscapes with oils. Painting only what he has seen and experienced himself, Schulze creates paintings both in his art studio and on location outdoors.

Schulze has studied painting and drawing with highly respected artists in Dallas and northern New Mexico. Since he began showing his work publicly in 2005, his work has been in local, regional and national juried exhibits. Schulze holds Signature Status in the Texas Visual Arts Association and is a member of the Outdoor Painters Society.

Schulze was born and grew up in Giddings. After receiving a business degree from UT Austin, he worked in his family's business in Giddings and served as president of the Giddings Chamber of Commerce and the Giddings Rotary Club. Schulze went on to receive a law degree from Baylor and, when he is not painting, maintains an active law practice with the public transit agency in Dallas, Texas.

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