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Artist of the moment…….Thornton Willis



Thornton Willis is a wonderful American Abstract Expressionist painter born in Pensacola, Florida in the year 1936. Willis attended the University of Southern Mississippi where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Willis went on to earn a MFA from the University of Alabama.

A link to the website of Thornton Willis:

Willis has been based out of New York City since 1967.

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The artist works in oils, acrylics, and pastels.

Here we visit a show with James Kalm that took place in 2009:


In this clip we visit a gallery show of Thornton Willis with the wonderful art critic James Kalm! From 2007.

Willis has a wonderful mix of shape and fantastic use of color!