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Bernard Wright, American artist. Active community involvement Station KHJ-television, 1982; Member of Art West Association (board directors).

Background

Wright, Bernard was born on February 23, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of Garfield and Emma (Jefferson) Wright.

Education

Student, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1970. Student, Los Angeles Trade Technology College, 1973.

Career

Artist Traveling Art Show, Moscow, Baku, Leningrad, Alma Alta, Russia, 1966, Los Angeles City Hall Rotunda Gallery, 1967, California Lutheran College, Thousand Oaks, 1967, Compton California Community College, 1967, 1989, Alley Gallery, Beverly Hills, 1968, Florenz Art Gallery, Los Angeles, 1969, San Diego Museum, 1969, Phillip E. Freed Gallery Fine Arts, Chicago, 1969, Playboy Club, Century City, California, 1971, Diplomat Hotel, Emerald Gallery, Hollywood Beach, Florida, 1971, Art West Gallery, Los Angeles, 1973, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, Detroit Institute Arts, Michigan, 1974, University Southern California, California Museum of Science and Industry, 1974, City Art Museum, St. Louis, 1976, New York City Public Library., 1977, Pittsburgh City Hall Rotunda, 1982, Museum African American Art, Los Angeles, 1982, Main Bridge Art Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, 1983, Howard University Art Gallery, Washington, 1983, Los Angeles Public Library., Baldwin Hills Branch, 1984, Morgan State University, United States Amada Ltd., Buena Park, California, 1985, Los Angeles Southwest College, 1986, Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University, Texas, 1987, Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, 1989, Museum African & African American Art Antiquities, Buffalo, 1989, Griffon's Light Gallery, Denver, 1990, Sheraton Hotel, Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 1992, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Washington, 1992, University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1993, many others. Representer Private and Public Collections including Howard University, Library. Congress

Past president co-founder Wright's & Westley Productions.

Furniture and garment designers. With United States Republican Cardiss Collins, Illinois, 1978. State senator Bill Greene, California, 1981, Mayor Richard S. Callguiri, Pittsburgh, 1981, Mayor Coleman A. Young, Detroit, 1981, Mayor Tom Bradley, Los Angeles.

Board supervisor Kenneth Hahn, Los Angeles, 1981.

Membership

Active community involvement Station KHJ-television, 1982. Member of Art West Association (board directors).

Connections

Married Corrine Westley, March 7, 1964. 1 child Jeffrey.

father:
Garfield Wright

mother:
Emma (Jefferson) Wright

spouse:
Corrine Westley

child:
Jeffrey Wright