Biography submitted by artist and author David L. Wilson, Jr., in September of 2006:
Maritime images continue to inspire all that see them. In a way such paintings, when done well, have the magical ability to transport us to "being there" stimulating a sense of emotional connection and feeling. Few if any could be stated to paint marine works as well as those painted by acclaimed seascape artist Charles Vickery. Although Vickery died at the age of 85 in 1998 [a], his artistic legacy lives on. While anyone that hears Vickery's name is to say that it is synonymous with his skills at capturing the virtual essence, the very soul of water through the medium of paint. The only thing that could be more astounding to those cur
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