Freehand: Drawings by Inez Nathaniel Walker

Date

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Time

1:00 pm

Location

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Temporary Exhibition Galleries

Inez Nathaniel-Walker (1907-1990) made her first works of art while she was serving a sentence at a maximum-security prison for killing a man by whom she had been abused. While in prison she began to draw, creating remarkable portraits of her fellow inmates whom she called “bad girls.” Her richly patterned works combine meticulous detail and playful simplicity, forming expressive depictions of her subjects’ personalities and physical attributes. Freehand is Walker’s first one-person museum exhibition.
The exhibition is supported by the Friends of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Exhibition Fund and organized with the cooperation of the American Folk Art Museum, New York.

Contact
Margaret Vetare

Department
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center