Finis Collins, "Summer Afternoon at Leon Springs", 1963, watercolor, sight: 16.5 x 26.25", frame: 26.25 x 36.25"
Exhibited: Texas Watercolor Society, 1963, Witte Museum
Named Artist of the Year by the San Antonio Art League (1984). After his Honorable Discharge from the Air Force, Collins Joined the Pitluk Group in 1953 and worked for them until he retired in 1988 as Sr. Art Director. He designed the brochure for Hemisfair 1968. He was an instructor of Advertising Art and Design at Trinity University. He also instructed at the San Antonio Craft Center and the San Antonio Art Institute. Collins is one of the Founding Members of the Watercolor Gang (established over 43 years ago), in San Antonio, Texas.