Walter Sorge Signed “Roadside Flowers” Abstract Mixed Media Painting


A mixed media painting by the Canadian artist Walter Sorge (1931-2021). Signed to the lower right and titled Roadside Flowers, this abstract work features an overhead look on a green patch dotted with yellow and blue flowers. Painted in gouache and oil, the painting is unframed.

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.



28” W x 21” H.

Condition notes:

Color transfer and scuffing within the unpainted border. Paper fray within the border on the left. Markings to the back. Other age appropriate wear.

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