Gilbert Fletcher is active/lives in New York. Gilbert Fletcher is known for portrait painting of African-American writers.
Biography Gilbert Fletcher
The following information, "Painted Voices" by Gilbert Fletcher is from the online source-Great Black Literary Figure Series. http://www.black-collegian.com/african/painted-voices/index.shtml
For several years I explored the possibility of creating a series of paintings of my favorite writers. Developing this visual reference of literary figures would also serve as a great starting point for educating people wanting an introduction to African-American literature. I also wanted the works to be, not mere portraits, but images incorporating symbols that would identify the writer. In some instances, incorporating circumstances and challenges that writers sometimes are faced with in their personal lives -- their fe
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