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Artist Biography

Burl Washington, Biography 2019

P. O. Box 15616 ● Fort Worth, Texas 76119

Studio (817)536-5305 ● Fax (817)536-1888

Email: burlwashington@sbcglobal.net

Website: burlwashington.com

BORN:

Somerville, Texas

September 20, 1950

EDUCATION:

Jones/Snook High School – 1969

Texas State Technical College – 1971 AA Degree in Art & Advertising

University of Texas at Arlington – 1977 BA Degree in Art

COMMUNITY SERVICES:

Fort Worth Art Council – 2005 – ‘08

Meals on Wheels – 1990 – 2012

Artist Christmas – 1998 – 2008

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (Solo/Group)

“We the People, Places and Things”, Solo Exhibit, Fort Worth Public Library 2019

“Southwest Black Art Festival”, Group Art Exhibit, Dallas African-American Museum, Dallas, Texas 2019

“BAIA”, Group Art Exhibit, National Buffalo Soldier Museum, Houston, Texas 2018

“Christmas Show”, Cleo’s Creation Gallery, Hulen Mall, Fort Worth, Texas 2018

“National Medical Convention”, Orlando, Florida 2018

“National Black Caucus Convention”, Washington D.C 2018

“Freedom Ain’t Free”, Solo Exhibit, Brazos Valley African-American, Bryan, Texas 2017, 2009

“We Are America, Too”, The Pearce Museum, Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas

Old Post Office Museum and Art Center, Solo Exhibit, Graham, Texas

“The Black West”, Booth Western Art Museum Group Exhibit, Cartersville, Georgia

“Buffalo Soldier on the American Frontier”, Group Exhibit, International Museum of the Horse, Lexington, Kentucky

COMMISSIONS

Dora Miller Monument, Poster- Commission by City of Waco, Texas

Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, Georgia

National Buffalo Soldier Museum, Houston, Texas

Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas

Brazos Medical Association, College Station, Texas

The Wolf and the Buffalo, Book Cover TCU Press

Texas Camel Corp, Dr. & Mrs. Donald Risinger, Waco, Texas

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Booth Western Art Museum – Cartersville, Georgia

Fort Concho Museum – San Angelo, Texas

West Point Military Academy – West Point, New York

Museum of the Southwest – Midland, Texas

National Buffalo Soldier Museum – Houston, Texas

Griots Gallery & Academy – Miami, Florida

CORPORATE COLLECTION

Xerox Corporation – Dallas, Texas

Frito-Lay Corporation – Dallas, Texas

Earl G. Graves, Inc. – New York, New York

Royce West and Association – Dallas, Texas

JC Penny’s Corporation – Dallas, Texas

Texas Boy Choir Corp. – Fort Worth, Texas

ROW Science – Maryland

Johnson & Johnson Associate - Bryan, Texas

BIOLIOGRAPHY (Reviews)

Black History, San Angelo Daily News, San Angelo, Texas

Art Exhibit Black History Month, Leader Press, Copperas Cove, Texas

Watercolorist Showcase his heritage, by Johnny Boggs, Wild West Magazine

Art Show Black History Month, Graham Leader, Graham, Texas

The Black West, Buffalo Soldiers, Black Cowboys and Untold Stories, by Seth Hopkins,

Western Art Collector Magazine

Ghost Horses of the Rio Grande, by Alan Turner and Richard Stewart, Texas Horse Talk

Magazine

We the People, The Buffalo Soldier, by Alice K. Flanagan, History Book

Burl Washington Faded Blues, by Nannette Simpson, Southwest Art Magazine

AWARDS AND HONORS

Western Heritage Invitational Art Show, 1st Place Watercolor, Duncan, Oklahoma

Red River Revel Art Festival, Best of Show, Shreveport, Louisiana

Outstanding Texan Award, Texas Legislative Black Caucus, Art Entertainment and Sports, Austin, Texas

National Military Art Show, Best of Show and 1st Place Indian War-Era, Alamo Kiwanis, San Antonio, Texas

LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING/TELEVISION APPEARENCES

The History Channel, Texas Big America, Working Dog Productions

Channel 11 CBS, Interview, Positively Texas, Fort Worth, Texas

Interview, Channel 13 KERA, Deep In the Arts, Dallas, Texas

Interview, Channel 5 KXAS, Cover Story, Dallas, Texas

Interview, Channel 8 “Impact”, Community Service Programming, Dallas, Texas

Interview, Channel 33, “DFW Close Up”, Dallas, Texas

Lecture, Western Writers Association, Fort Worth, Texas

Lecture, NAACP San Angelo Chapter, San Angelo, Texas

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