Wendell Minor has traveled all over the United States to research his subjects, and collaborated with the likes of Buzz Aldrin, Ann Turner and David McCullough on his way to being recognized as one of America’s leading illustrators.
The exhibit opening this weekend at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Wendell Minor’s America, “traces the personal and artistic journey of the acclaimed book illustrator and admirer of Norman Rockwell, through original artwork, artifacts, and references from Minor’s expansive visual chronicles.”
Pictured is Nanuq was Standing Right in Front of Tigluk (2009), an illustration for The Last Polar Bear by Jean Craighead George.
Wendell Minor’s America opens Saturday (Nov. 9) and will run through May 26 at the Norman Rockwell Museum (9 Route 183, Stockbridge, Mass.). Also opening this weekend is Norman Rockwell: Home for the Holidays, a selection of Rockwell’s iconic holiday illustrations that’s up through January. For more info, call (413) 298-4100.