Rosa Parks Museum to host exhibit by artist, musician Tim Kerr

Posted: Thursday, 23 April 2015

MONTGOMERY - An exhibit of paintings by one of the founding fathers of punk rock in the U.S. opens today at Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum.

Austin, Texas-based artist Tim Kerr was a founding member of several seminal punk and indie rock bands including The Big Boys, Poison 13, Bad Mutha Goose and the Lord High Fixers. He is also a celebrated visual artist whose work has been featured in galleries around the world including PS1 in New York, 96 Gillespie in London and Slowboy Gallery in Germany.

The Rosa Parks Museum will host an exhibit of Kerr's work, "You Can Color Outside the Lines: The Work of Tim Kerr and Friends," through June 19 in the exhibit hall. Kerr's vibrant paintings feature portraits of musicians, civil rights activists and counter culture icons.

Kerr is a member of the Texas Music Hall of Fame, and holds degrees in photography and painting from the University of Texas in Austin.

In addition to the exhibit, Kerr will be leading a mural painting demonstration and workshop at Montgomery's downtown skate park on Thursday, April 23 thought Saturday, April 25. Members of the public are invited to take part as Kerr paints a new downtown mural.

The exhibit hall at the Rosa Parks Museum is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information on this exhibit or other upcoming events, contact museum curator Daniel Neil at (334) 241-8701.

Paintings by Tim Kerr

A selection of paintings by musician and artist Tim Kerr are being prepared for installation in the Rosa Parks Museum Exhibit Hall. An exhibit of Kerr's work, "You Can Color Outside the Lines: The Work of Tim Kerr and Friends,"will on display at the museum from April 22 through June 19. Kerr's vibrant paintings feature portraits of musicians, civil rights activists and counter culture icons.