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Wilson Hurley

 (1924 - 2008)
Wilson Hurley was active/lived in New Mexico, Oklahoma.  Wilson Hurley is known for landscape, some western genre, mural painting.

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Wilson Hurley


Wilson Hurley (1924-2008)

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he became a painter in luminist style of the American West, especially known for his depictions of Canyon de Chelly, Yellowstone Park, and the Grand Canyon.

He attended high school in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where his family moved in 1935.  Knowing his interest and talent, his mother arranged for him to spend time as a teenager with artists Theodore Van Solen, Josef Bakos, and John Young-Hunter.  Hurley studied engineering at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, graduating in 1945, and then served in the Air Force.  He resigned his Air Force commission to go to law school at George Washington University in Washington DC and then practiced law in Albu  ...  Displaying 750 of 8859 characters.



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About  Wilson Hurley

Born:  1924 - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died:   2008 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Known for:  landscape, some western genre, mural painting