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Brian Wilkes

Brian Wilkes, Fine Artist
Pinckneyville, IL

Brian Wilkes is an artist from Southern Illinois known for his vibrant colors and heartfelt portrayals. He is passionate about bringing his audience to a greater understanding of the natural world, rural life, indigenous cultures, and the depths of family relationships. His artwork has been compared to some of the greatest masters, including Van Gogh, Duchamp, Picasso, Max, and Warhol.

Wilkes was born in Appalachia and has been creating artwork for over fifty years. After earning an art education degree in 1974, Wilkes used his photography skills to work as a journalist covering world leaders, celebrities, and the space program. Wilkes's world travels have also lent to his wide visual perspective, which he has used to create the art he had been dreaming of for decades.

The artist humorously remarks, “At least my mid-life identity crisis doesn’t involve a motorcycle or a sports car!” Wilkes has dedicated himself to his art, and invites viewers to be a part of his creative journey. His bold colors and sensitive portrayals are sure to captivate any audience.

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