Society / The Seen

A Self-Taught Painter Wows an Art-Savvy Crowd

Spray Paint, Latex and Mud Make This Quite the Party

BY // 02.16.16
photography Thomas Garza

What: “Preston Pannek: Pieces of Me” opening-night celebration

Where: LAB ART Texas

Who: Headliner Preston Pannek with family Harper Lee Pannek and Rod Pannek; Pannek’s business partner (and girlfriend) Lauren Taylor; Courtney Struble, Brittany Long, Dan Pritchett, Kayla Trolio, Tommy Hawkins, Alexandra McVay, Vince Cecchi, Madison Hunnicutt, Zara Patel, Erika Hayes, Mason Schara, Clair Taylor, Dona Taylor, Samantha Salmon and Nelli Tokleh.

PC Moment: Self-taught painter and visual artist Preston Pannek wowed the art-savvy crowd with nearly 50 paintings gracing the walls of contemporary art hub within the Dallas Design District. Guests sipped Deep Eddy cocktails while enjoying the sumptuous assortment of spray paint, latex, acrylic, oil/enamel paint and texturized mud the artist used on all sizes of canvas.

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