Walter Sorge Abstract Mixed Media Painting


A watercolor, oil, and charcoal mixed media work on paper by Canadian artist Walter Sorge (1931-2021). The painting features bright colors in red, blue, green, pink, and purple against a yellow and orange background. The work is displayed in a wooden frame with a cream mat and is signed with the artist's chopmark stamp to the lower edge.

Born in Alberta, Canada, Walter Felix Sorge attended UCLA and received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from there during the 1950s. He continued his education at Columbia University in New York where he received his Doctorate in Fine Art and Fine Art Education. Sorge also studied under Stanley William Hayter in Paris and worked at Atelier 17. He later had an extensive career as an art educator and served as head of the art department at Kentucky Southern College in Louisville, the head of the art department at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, as well as chairman of the art department at Eastern Illinois University. Sorge exhibited widely during his lifetime in the United States and abroad.



30.25” x 24.5” x 2” (frame); 25” x 18.75” (sight).

Condition notes:

Scratches and other wear to the frame. Some stray marks to the mat.

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