Reginald (Reggie) Wilson
(1909 - 1993)
Reginald (Reggie) Wilson was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Reginald Wilson is known for portrait and genre painting, cartoons.
Biography Reginald (Reggie) Wilson
A low profile artist initially committed to no particular style of art,
Reginald Wilson, nicknamed Reggie, first earned a living as a
cartoonist, and then after study at the Art Students League, became a
painter. His style has been described as
"geometric-constructivist". (Falk 3598)
At the League, he worked with teachers John Steuart Curry, Thomas
Benton, Harry Wickey and Guy Pene du Bois, but he eschewed teaching art
because he did not want to accept responsibility for directing the
career of another person.
Wilson was born in Butler, Ohio to a family that had no particular
interest in art. During World War II, he was an airplane
mechanic. In 1945, just after the war, he went to Woods
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