Charlie Hukill. Have brush, will paint.
Charlie Hukill is a professor of Theatre at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, where he designs and builds scenery, and designs and executes lighting for stage productions. He also directs plays and sometimes acts in them. He has been pursuing artistic endeavors as long as he can remember and began painting in oils while a student in junior high school. He studied oil painting for three years at the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art and would rather paint than anything else.
Charlie's paintings are beloved and collected by a variety of folks in Texas and are displayed private homes, galleries and even in the state capital office of Texas State Representative Susan King, who has commissioned or purchased at least 10 of Charlie's paintings. He is a Signature Artist Member of the Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene where he has been an active member for many years and has had several exhibitions of paintings.