Artist in the House: Regional artist in town speaking to LISD grads, discussing opportunities here

Oklahoma artist Mike Wimmer expanded his involvement with the Lubbock Independent School District last week by being the keynote speaker for the school district's midterm commencement exercises Thursday night.

It was Wimmer's fourth trip to Lubbock. As he has in the previous three, Wimmer spoke to groups of students - this time at Lubbock High School and Hutchinson Middle School on Friday.

And while he was in Lubbock, he had a meeting at Texas Tech to discuss the possibility of painting a portrait of Allen T. McInnes, dean of the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech.

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