www.wilmaparker.com (Painting the Navy)


Rhode Island School of Design, B.F.A., 1963

School of The Art Institute of Chicago, M.F.A., 1966



People in the Navy, Solo, Gallery 44, Portland, ME/ Vieques, P.R.


USS Hornet Museum Ship, Homecoming Poster

Best of Naval Art, Naval War College, Newport, RI


National Aviation Museum, Pensacola, FL, Juried, Painting donated


Painting the Navy, solo show, Rhode Island School of Design, Painting Department

Painting donated, Permanent collection, RISD Museum


Painting the Navy, Naval War College, August-November

Painting donated, Permanent collection, Navy War College, Newport, Rhode Island


Rauschenberg Tribute, curated (Guggenheim), Museum of the Gulf Coast,TX


Amsterdam/Whitney Gallery, NYC

Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

Salmagundi Club, NYC


National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

Salmagundi Club, NYC


Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

Cohasset Historical Society, Cohasset, MA

Oakland Museum Collectors Gallery, Oakland, CA


Mystic International, Mystic, CT

USS Hornet, Hornet Museum, Alameda, CA

Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI


American Society of Marine Artists, Cape Museum of Fine Arts, MA

Riverfront Arts Center, Wilmington, DE

Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

USS Coast Guard 20th Anniversary Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC


Artist-in-Residence, USS Hornet, Alameda, CA 1997-2006

Ventura County Maritime Museum

Coast Guard Art Exhibition 2000, Salmagundi Club, NYC

Longboat Key Center for the Arts

Ventura County Maritime Musuem, ASMA Show, Western Division


Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

Coos Art Musuem, Coos Bay, OR

Los Angeles Maritime Musuem, The Art of the Sail


Arnold Gallery, Newport, RI

Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Art and Sail Training Show

Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, A Brush with the Sea


Together We Win, Invitational, Rotunda, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

ASMA 11th Annual Exhibit, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Cat. Repro.

Cummer Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL


Naval Air Station, Alameda Aviation Museum, Alameda, CA

NAS Alameda, Officer’s Club, Purchase, Legacy Painting

Maritime and Yachting Museum, Stuart, FL,

International Society of Marine Painters, (juried)

Salmagundi Club, NYC Navy League/COGAP Reception for George Gray. All paintings collection of COCAP.

National Musuem of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

San Diego Maritime Museum, American Society, San Diego, CA

Coast Guard Island, San Francisco, CA, unveiling of Steady Jump! at American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)


Distinguished Women Marine Artists, Maritime Gallery, Mystic, CT

National Musuem of Aviation, Pensacola, FL

Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, (Solo)

NAS Alameda, Officer’s Club, Preserving The Legacy

Salmagundi Club, NYC, A Decade of Coast Guard

Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

US Coast Guard Exhibition, South Battery Club, Governer’s Island, NYC

Juried to travel.  Award presented by Admiral J.W. Kime, USCG

15th Annual USCG Exhibition, Federal Hall National Memorial, NYC


Fleet Week Ball-St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, CA (Solo)

United States Coast Guard COGAP ’94 Exhibition

South Battery Club, Governer’s Island, NYC, (juried, to travel)

Mid-Atlantic Maritime Museum, (Invitational, ASMA)

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL. First Annual Exhibit, (juried).

Nautilus Memorial, Groton, CT (Solo)


Nautilus Museum, Groton, CT


Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Naval War College Museum, Newport, RI

Musuem of the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur, TX

Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Yergeau Musee d’ Art International, Montreal, Canada

De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ

Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

Nautilus Memorial, Groton, CT

Custom House Maritime Museum, Newbury Port, MA


Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design

Naval War College, Newport, RI

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL

US Coast Guard, Washington D.C.

Officer’s Club, Lamorre Base, CA

Capt. Dodge, USN, RET and Capt. Kathy Dodge.  USN, RET, Mountain Ranch, CA

Mr. Ernest Tedeshi, Rear Admiral, (Ret), San Diego, CA

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hileman, Commander, USN RET, Newport, RI

Mr. Chuck Warner, Foster City, CA

Rear Admiral Bill Center, Commander, Naval Base Seattle

Ms. Marion Bruce, Vice President, US Navy League Oakland Council, Oakland, CA

Mr. Paul Kent, President, Navy League of the US, Oakland Council, Oakland, CA

Mr. Thomas B. Crowley Jr., Crowley Maritime Corp., Oakland, CA


Oakland Museum, California Artist Archive, Oakland, CA

The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Archive, Washington, D.C.


Naval War College Review, Winter 2011, Volume 64, Number 1

A Gallery of Marine Art, Jerry McClish, Rockport Publishers, 1998

Contemporary American Marine Art, University of Washington Press, 1997


Homecoming, NAS Alameda, 44” x 128”, Alameda, CA

Launch of the Springfield, City of Springfield

Violet Sea, United States Navy, Groton, CT

Summer Sailing, IBM Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY


Coast Guard Art Collection (COGAP) Washington, D.C., ongoing

Naval War College, Newport, RI

Museum of The Rhode Island School of Design

Museum of the Gulf Coast, TX

National Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida


Salmagundi Club, New York

American Society of Marine Artists

Coast Guard Art Program, (COGAP)

Tailhook Association