Frank Wimberley: The Drawing Project

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Frank Wimberley: The Drawing Project

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Welancora Gallery is pleased to announce the release of Frank Wimberley: The Drawing Project published by The Valentine Museum of Art. A limited number of copies are available for sale at the gallery.  Frank Wimberley is currently represented by Berry Campbell in New York City.   

Weighing in at 9.1 lbs, the 356 page monograph is limited to 250 numbered copies, each with a certificate signed by Frank Wimberley and Michael Valentine.  The monograph includes 149 plates, from the Drawing Project series, which was completed over a decade ago.  Also included are an essay and interview by New York City art critic and independent curator Phyllis Braff, translated in Spanish and French. 

As a series, The Drawing Project is a testament to Wimberley's interest in highlighting drawing or mark making as an important aspect of his art practice.  Mr. Wimberley was born in 1926 in Pleasantville, New Jersey.  He attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he studied under Lois Mailou Jones, James Lesesne Wells and James A. Porter.  His work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions at museums and major galleries throughout the world.  Wimberley's work is in the private collection of the Coca Cola Bottling Company, the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, Islip Art Museum, the John Hoskins Estate, PepsiCo, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Time Warner, and the Yale University Art Gallery.

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