Wisconsin’s Visual Art Legacy
Mary Alice Wimmer [neé Cullen] (b. 1938), Napalm Fragment, 1967, woodcut
Napalm Fragment, 1967
Mary Alice Wimmer was born in Santa Monica, California. She studied for one year at the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee and then spent three years at St. Mary of the Woods College in Indiana. She received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied printmaking with Alfred Sessler. Napalm Fragment is part of a series of works that addressed the Vietnam War. Wimmer is currently professor of art at the University of Wisconsin, Rock County College and shows at the Tory Folliard gallery in Milwaukee.
The work shown here is a part of the UW Madison - Wisconsin Union Galleries collection and was part of a exhibition titled; “Highlights from the Wisconsin Union Art Collection.”��
Related Website: www.union.wisc.edu/art/collection/