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Waldo Gallery was founded in 1992 by Ronald Wilson and his daughter (Alexandra) joined the gallery as Managing Director after her graduation from Bryn Mawr College in Art History, and certification from Sotheby's Art Institute in London, England.
After completing his undergraduate education at Howard University, and his graduate education at Southeastern University, he was encouraged by the former curator and director of the Barnett-Aden Collection, the late Adolphus Ealey, to continue his studies and to create works of art himself. Since then he has had great success in the art field, is a published artist and has been featured in art exhibitions across the Washington, DC area. Ronald has been recognized in the Washington Post as a featured artist in the Art of Interpretation exhibition sponsored by his alma mater Howard University and Lexus of Bethesda Maryland, as well as exhibitions at the Washington Gas Corp, Pepco Holdings, Inc. and Central Union Mission's Annual Fundraiser for the homeless.
After 30 plus years of attending lectures, exhibitions and studying the history of art, Waldo has become well versed in the fine arts field. A virtuoso in creativity that aims to lift the viewer to a higher dimension, and to help facilitate the world's creative, emotional and social growth. Without art, life has no soul.
Member, Maryland State Arts Council
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Rare vintage items from America's past
ARTIST: Olaine Becker (Master Watercolorist) SIZE: 6" x 9"
ARTIST: Jacob Lawrence (1917 - 2000) MEDIUM: Lithograph TITLE: The Runners SIZE: 44 x 31 (framed); 39.5 x 25 (image) Wilson Collection
MEDIUM: Monotype Remarque on the finest paper on the market (Somerset) SIZE: 22 x 30
MEDIUM: We believe it's an original World War II silver print photo (circa 1945) showing people celebrating the liberation of France from Nazi Germany at the Art de Triomphe in Paris, France SIZE: 13 x 16 (archival framed photo in a wood frame)
SIZE: 26" x 20" Wilson Collection This was a limited edition poster that was issued by Ebony magazine in 2009. Rare collectible indeed.
SIZE: 26" X 20" This is a rare print that the Nat'l Bar Association commissioned Jacob Lawrence to do for their 1994 Convention. A signed print of this same poster recently sold for $ 2,200 which was $ 1,000 above the pre-sale estimate.
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After Waldo completed the previous composition in his "Falling Waters" series and published it, he was approached by an International Apparel Co. to partner with him. These are some samples of the different type of clothing, accessories and pillow design that they came up with. We're still in negotiation and the gallery will be making a formal announcement once the product line is launched.
Size: 9.25" x 12" Date: 2021
Size: 18" x 24" Date: 1992 The Joubert Collection
Size: 7.75" x 9.75" Date: 2020 Private Collection
Size: 12.75" x 16.75" Date: 2021 Tribute to the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Size: 23" x 23" Date: 2021 As I composed this piece all that kept coming to my mind is "When will we return to normal?" Thus, the composition was named using an imperative phrase with a the longing to "Return To Normal."
Size: 16.5' x 20.5" Date: 2020
Size: 13" x 19.5" Date: 2019
Size: 26" x 38" Date: 2020
Taylor Collection On a college tour for our daughter in 2014 to explore possible Law Schools for her to attend, we visited Florida Intern'l Univ. (FIU) that has a museum that was created through the philanthropy of Patricia & Phillip Frost. The Frost Museum is one of the best I've seen on a college campus. In fact, FIU is one of the most beautiful campuses I've ever visited thanks to their alumni Adam Stewart whose father founded Sandals Resorts.
Size: 30" x 40" Date: 2020
Medium: Acrylic on board Size: 35" x 29" Date: 2020 Wilson Collection
SIZE: 16" x 20" Date: 2020 Wilson Collection
SIZE: 31" x 37" DATE: 2020
This painting is a part of the Johnson-Jackson Collection in Cleveland, Ohio. It was purchased by my very first patron in1996. I am humbled and honored that it is the centerpiece of one of their living spaces in their home.
Waldo's paintings were used for set design of a BET Her film entitled (Like, Comment, Subscribe) that aired on Oct. 17, 2020 and was directed by Sheryl Lee Ralph.
SIZE: 8" x 10" DATE: 2020
SIZE: 36" x 48" DATE: 2019
SIZE: 2 @ 12.5" x 15.5" DATE: 1997
SIZE: 20" x 30" DATE: 2020
SIZE: 60" x 60" DATE: 1995 PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Wash., DC
Picture of composition as shown in a Private Collection in Wash., D.C.
SIZE: 29" x 41" DATE: 2019 PUBLICATIONS: Displayed on BET Her TV Show; Air date was Oct. 2020
SIZE: 16" x 20" DATE: 2019
1993 - PRESENT
Abstract, representational, and mixed media artwork created by Waldo and other artists
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