Born in New Orleans in 1903, Walter Anderson studied at Parsons Institute of Design in New York and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He lived much of his life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, taking residence in Ocean Springs, and often seeking solitude in a cottage on Horn Island. Anderson was a naturalist, and spent hours painting and drawing the nature and wildlife he found around him. This exhibition, on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, is comprised of 90 works of art including watercolors, oils, pottery, wood sculpture, textiles, and furniture.
Events in conjunction with this exhibition include a talk by John Anderson, Walter Anderson’s son, during the Member’s Preview Reception on April 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. and a lecture by Douglas Myatt, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art on Thursday, June 4. For more information please call the museum at (318) 329-2237.