"Recollections"

It's easy to see why folk artists Leon Collins and his teenage daughter Molly Bee chose the title "Recollections" for their exhibit at Redbud Gallery. The works displayed are based on the family stories told by Leon's great-great grandaunt. She died in 1970 at the age of 119 (no, that's not a typo). The family memory-keeper, she recounted stories for Leon that included seeing her parents chained together at a slave auction in the 19th century. Those tales have now been translated into images by Collins and his daughter. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Through August 30. 303 East 11th Street. For information, call 713-862-2532 or visit www.redbudgallery.com. Free.
Saturdays, Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Starts: July 19. Continues through Aug. 30, 2009
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