Female head sculpture that is part of Wesley Walberg's larger body of work known as the 'Women of Walberg'. The piece includes a bust of a female that is wrapped draped in fabric and adorned by shells, beads, and a ceramic bowl. The artist's studio sticker, which is also signed, is featured on the bottom of the base.
Wesley F. Walberg was born on December 18, 1926. Wesley Graduated from Corpus Christi High School in 1944 and studied engineering at The University of Texas for year before entering the U.S. Army. He served as a Sergeant in WWII. Two years later he returned first to Del Mar Community College then to U.T. where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Art in 1951. He was employed as H-E-B Grocery Co. as a Graphic Designer for 35 years during the day, at night he worked for hours in his art studio and sold his creations at weekend art shows. This award winning sculptor also ran a successful import business "Walberg Studios" marketing his African Imports through the World Trade Center in Dallas, TX and the Los Angeles Trade Market. Wesley passed way May 2018 in Corpus Christi, Texas at the age of 91.
H 20.5 in. x W 6 in. x D 6 in.