|Biography from Brandywine River Museum:|
|[NOTE: Following information taken from artist's web site: http://www.edwardloperjr.com/about_the_artist ---1/19/2010]|
Wilmington, Delaware, born Edward Loper, Jr., is a self-taught artist whose technique, described as "A way to see," has led him to success over the past five decades.
Since the early 1960s, Loper's works have been showcased not only in the Barnes Foundation but also in numerous National Exhibitions, Cultural Festivals and Publications, such as Delaware Today Magazine and Vistas publication of the Barnes Foundation. His paintings are also collected not only by private collectors, but also by corporate art collections, such as Wilmington Trust, Blue Cross, Christiana Care and Delaware Trust.
Edward Loper, Jr., taught Art, Photography, and Woodworking at Wilmington High School in the 1960s. He also instructed art, pottery and sculpture at the West End Neighborhood House and Kingwood Center. In the 1970s, he headed the Visual Arts Department at Christiana Cultural Arts Center. He attended the Barnes Foundation in Merion, PA, from 1977 to 1978.
50th Annual Delaware Show at the Delaware Art Museum
Warehouse Gallery in Arden, DE
Wilmington Music School
Delaware Professional Artist at First Unitarian Church
National Exhibition Black Artist at Smith-Mason Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
57th Annual Delaware Show at the Delaware Art Museum
Afro-American Images at the National Guard Armory in Wilmington, DE
59th Annual Delaware Show at the Delaware Art Museum
2nd World Black & African Festival of Art & Cultural, Inc. at the University Museum in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Art Alliance
New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, NJ
Black Arts Festival at the Friends Meeting House in Wilmington, DE
Delaware Art Museum Downtown Gallery
Delaware African American Art Exhibition at the National Guard Armory in Wilmington, DE
First Public Showing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware Art Collection
University of Delaware
Delaware State College
DuPont Country Club
Delaware Opera Guild
Urban Environmental Center
Exhibit at Loper Studio
Exhibit at The Lorelton
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