Sunflowers on Gray, 2011

Pastel on paper

41 x 29 inches

Sunflower (Ochre), 2010

Pastel on paper

41 x 29 inches

Sunflower (Black), 2010

Pastel on paper

41 x 29 inches

Pompeii No. 6, 2008

Pastel on paper

29 x 41 inches

Sunflower on Crimson No. 1, 2008

Pastel on paper

29 x 22 1/2 inches

Black Leaf, 2005
Pastel on paper
29 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches

Pompeii No. 2, 2005

Pastel on paper

41 x 29 inches

Black Leaf, 2005

Pastel on paper

29 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches

Pompeii No. 1, 2005

Pastel on paper

41 x 29 inches

Reverse Bloom, 2001

Pastel on paper

40 x 29 inches

Bee and Blue Sunflowers, 2001

Pastel on paper

21 1/2 x 29 inches

Yellow Sky, 2001

Pastel on paper

31 x 29 inches

White Sunflower, 1996

Pastel on lanaquarelle signed and dated lower right

41 x 29 inches

Biography

Jimmy Wright was born in Union City, Tennessee in 1944. He earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1967. After graduating, he received a fellowship enabling him to study art around the world and he traveled to Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa before going on to earn an MFA from Southern Illinois University in 1971.

Wright’s work has been seen in solo exhibitions at Tavelli Gallery in Aspen , Colorado (1993-94), Midtown Payson Galleries in New York City (1994), DC Moore Gallery in New York City (1997) and Roger Ramsay Gallery in Chicago (1997). He has also been featured in numerous group exhibitions across the country.

Jimmy Wright lives in New York City.

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