A lifetime of memories about growing up in East Texas, are coming to life at the Brazos Valley African American Museum.
Artist Charles Criner was at the museum Sunday, along with 29 of his paintings, drawings and lithographs. Criner is currently an artist in residence at the Museum of Printing History in Houston.
Criner says he thinks of himself more as a storyteller than an artist. "I grew up in the cotton field and my grandmother used to drag us fishing at every little corner that had water in it," said Criner. "So that is what I try to exemplify in my art. The rural aspect of living."
Criner's exhibit is titled "Where I Came From."
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