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Voted Maryland's Artist of the year 2012
by "Twin Cities TOSCA™ Cultural Arts"
BAKER ARTIST AWARDS ~ Wilbur M. Reeling's Nomination
"... I particularly enjoyed (Reeling’s) Breakthrough!"
-- Eugenie Tsai, Senior Curator Permanent Collections, WHITNEY MUSEUM NYC
"... Reeling’s works are mature, intelligent and certainly quite buoyant!"
-- I.C. Karp, Director, O.K. HARRIS GALLERY NYC
"... being an art historian, I see references to other abstract expressionists such as Pollock, of course, but also Kandinsky and in your more precise drawing of shapes, Miró ..."
-- Jay McKean Fisher, Ph.D., Deputy Direct for Curatorial Affairs, Baltimore Museum of Art
"... Wilbur M. Reeling’s visual result is wonderful and vibrant; an incredible quantity of exceptionally insightful high quality works ..."
-- John Bodkin, Director, American Contemporary Gallery
“I am impressed by Wilbur M. Reeling’s extraordinarily good work!”
-- Beverly Libby, Director, Gallery "B" Tula Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
"... Œuvre d'art de Wilbur M. Reeling est excellent ! (Reeling’s work is excellent!)
-- Jean-Jacques Vernaud, Director, Galerie d'art THĒS Passy Trocadéro, Paris, France
“... While others are breaking rules, Reeling is making new ones. With each movement of his brush he takes us to worlds where art and life come together with breathtaking clarity and confusion ..."
-- Bob Graham, Baltimore Sun
"... at the Ralls’s Collection, it's hard not to uncover at least a few gems. Among the noteworthy paintings is Wilbur M. Reeling's Technicolor drip painting Passage of Tears ..."
-- Louis Jacobson, Art Critic Review, Washington DC Paper
"... Wilbur, I'm inspired by your artwork and would love to apply your technique of paint and color application but with edible paint and colors (to my food). Will you teach me to how you make some of your paintings? I want to understand and share your philosophy in your art work? ..."
-- Iron Chef Champion Katsuya Fukushima
“Wilbur M. Reeling is a shooting star!”
--Susanne Taffir, GREGORY GALLERY NYC
"... Reeling’s works are arresting...”
-- Arthur H. Boccuti, V.P. Pepsi Cola Corp. COLLECTOR retired, Atlanta GA.
"... Wilbur M. Reeling struggles for artistic recognition and an understanding of such varied encounters as with Paul Klee, Jackson Pollack and Vasily Kandinsky have all added to the formation of his language. But from the beginning, everything is new ..."
-- Daniel C. Nusbaum, Ph.D., Director of the Delaplaine Gallery
"...Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colours, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential..."
-- Wassily Kandinsky
Nudes III, 1965, by Wilbur M. Reeling
Charcoal pencil on 250# Somerset cp paper,
MICA 2nd year Art School Student
Life Drawing, instructor Raoul Middleman
The Washington Paper June 28, 2002
"Passage of tears" 2002 by Wilbur M. Reeling
47½ x 31½ inches pigmented ink (s) & water-medium on 300 gsm
hand made DePonte Tamayo paper (diptych)
mounted on painted canvas 52½ x 36½ inches ~ price $8000.00
"Susquehanna Waltzing Trees" 2008 ©Wilbur M. Reeling $6500.00
35" x 47" watercolor & ink, Aquarelle Archival 330 gsm cold press
a one person exhibition of the
Delaplaine Art Gallery,
Mount Saint Mary's College