Signed In Pencil Framed/mat Etching By Sylvester Sims Milwaukee Artist For Sale
Wisconsin African American artist Sylvester Sims, etching of African American youth, framed 24" x 30". Sylvester Sims was born December 1928,Died Oct. 2012 and is a well collected and accomplished visual
artist living in Milwaukee, WI. A self-taught master artist, he is the winner of the 23rd annual
Black Excellence Award, and numerous awards throughout Wisconsin. He is also an integral part of Wisconsin Black
History.Sylvester Sims is noone
Sande Robinson, a trustee of the Milwaukee Art Museum and president
of its African American Art Alliance, said Sims' portraits were vibrant
"I like the images that he chooses of African-American children and African-American genre painting," she said.
For Sims, it was a simple matter."I feel good when I paint," he said in the Catholic Herald interview. "I
feel God has gifted me, and as we're all here for such a short time, I
want to accomplish what I can."
He is gone now but his art will become collectable
This item has been shown 19 times.
Signed In Pencil Framed/mat Etching By Sylvester Sims Milwaukee Artist: $35