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Jimmye Dean (Lay) Perigo
1934 - 2012

Photo of Jimmye PerigoJimmye Dean (Lay) Perigo, 77, of Lancaster, Texas passed away March 24, 2012. She was born July 3, 1934 in San Angelo, Texas to Samuel H. C. and Mary Jane (Wilson) Lay. A graduate of Dublin High School in the class of 1951, Jimmye, started work the day after graduation for Southwestern Bell, to help her parents send her sister, Marge, to College at Tarleton University, then UT Austin, and Baylor Medical School. She moved to Dallas and continued working where she met Bob and later married in 1955. Upon her youngest child's college graduation, Jimmye decided to attend college to study art.

Jimmye Lay Perigo had several exhibitions of her work and publications of her art. In 1992 she received The Cecil Wallace Fordham Award in Visual Arts, Dallas County Community College District Foundation. In 1994 she participated in a Print Exhibition at Gallery 93 in Dallas TX. In 1995 she participated in the Photography Competition at Collin County Community College, McKinney, TX. In 1996 she had work in Print on Print at Cedar Valley College Lancaster, TX. She appeared in Photographer's Forum Magazine : Best of College Photography Annual from '93-'99, had a solo exhibition - The Lurie Company Presents: Jimmye Lay Perigo, exhebited in Art with Elders at the 901 Market St. Gallery, San Francisco Ca. Jimmye had work in the 14th Annual Art in the Metroplex, JM Moody gallery at TCU, Ft. Worth, TX.; New Texas Talent 1997 at the Craighead - Green Gallery, Dallas, TX. In 2000 she had work in An Evening in Artober, and was part of the Group Exhibition: Dallas Perspectives on Art & Religion at the Dallas Museum of Art.


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