American painter Velox Ward (1901 – 1994) was born in East Texas. He worked at a variety of jobs before he began to paint in 1960. In 1972 Ward had a major travelling solo exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum, Texas, the Wichita Falls Museum, Texas, and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. His work is represented in the collections of major institutions including that of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; and the Amon Carter Museum, Texas.
To ensure the health and safety of the public, IMMA’s galleries will be closed from the evening of Friday 18 September until Saturday 10 October 2020. The grounds of IMMA and the RHK will remain open. Thank you for your cooperation.