Texas Critters to be Focus of Exhibit at Cornette

CANYON, Texas—Close-up views and unique perspectives will be the focus of a photo and short film exhibition titled “Characters of the Lone Star State” opening at the Cornette Library gallery at West Texas A&M University. An opening reception is scheduled at the gallery from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, and the exhibition will run through Feb. 22.

The exhibition will showcase the work of Dr. Ray Matlack, James A. Davidson Endowed Professor of Wildlife Biology,” and WTAMU graduate student Jessie Story, who travel across the state to document critters large and small for their PBS series “Texas Wild.” The photos and short films will give an interesting look at the state’s fascinating cast of wildlife characters in their natural habitats and will feature everything from bats and spiders to owls and toads.