(1901 - 1955)
Hughlette Wheeler was active/lived in California, Florida. Hughlette Wheeler is known for horse sculpture.
Biography Hughlette Wheeler
The following, submitted December 2005, is from Mary Shearhart, niece of the artist.
He was born at Fort Christmas, Florida in April 24, 1901. My
mother, three years younger, was his only sibling and very close
as their mother died when he was only five and raised like foster children by friends and family members. His father was not
a good provider and basically abandoned them until they were old enough
to work around the home and keep house for him.
He showed exceptional
artistic talent at a very young age. His teen years were spent as
a cowhand in the wilds of Orange and Osceola Counties in Central
Florida. He remained a simple, Florida Cracker, and with all his
travel and s
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