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Noted marine artist, Wilma Parker’s works include the allegorical Homecoming, Naval Air Station, Alameda (NAS Alameda, ’96) and Launch of the Springfield, commissioned by the Navy for the namesake ship. That oil on canvas, along with a companion piece, Violet Sea, was exhibited at the Nautilus Memorial, Groton, CT, as well as at the Lyman Allen Museum, New London, CT. A painting for the Coast Guard A Rival of the New Helicopter is in the permanent collection of the Naval Air Museum, Pensacola, FL.  Wilma is also the recipient of the George Gray Award, Coast Guard Artists, Salmagundi Club, NYC.  Parker’s work was included in the 86th Inaugural of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s first show Looking at Earth. Other shows of her marine paintings and paintings of the sea services include:

    Painting the Navy, Naval War College, Newport, RI, July - November, 2010

    Marine Paintings, Rhode Island School of Design, 2010

    American Society of Marine Artist’s 11th National Exhibit, Frye Museum, Seattle, WA,           

        juried, catalogue reproduction

    Cummer Art Museum, Jacksonville, FLA

    Mystic Maritime Museum, Distinguished Women in Marine Art, ’96, juried

        We Win, show featuring women’s contribution to the military, juried

    The Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, ’95, ’96

    Salmagundi Club, New York

    US Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC

    Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, FLA

    Nautilus Memorial, Groton, CT

    US Coast Guard, South Battery Club, NYC

    Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT

    Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

    Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC

    Columbia RIver Maritime Museum, Astoria, OR

    Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

    Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport, MA

    Treasure Island Museum, T.I., SF

Wilma Parker is a member of:

    American Society of Marine Artists

    COGAP (Coast Guard Art Program)

    Salmagundi Club, NYC

    Tailhook Association