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Willie is here to infuse you with layers of colors and paper, masterfully designed into complex works of collage art. Highly influenced by his cultural heritage, Willie produces an intricate and stylized representation of the African American lifestyle.

Press Release

Detour Gallery welcomes you to experience the solo exhibition of the talented Willie Torbert. Native to Buffalo, New York, Torbert studied at the Pratt Institute, City University of New York and Medgar Evers College, New York and went on to teach within the New York City Board of Education for ten years. Due to his dedication to the children of Brooklyn he received an award of citation from the …

Detour Gallery welcomes you to experience the solo exhibition of the talented Willie Torbert. Native to Buffalo, New York, Torbert studied at the Pratt Institute, City University of New York and Medgar Evers College, New York and went on to teach within the New York City Board of Education for ten years. Due to his dedication to the children of Brooklyn he received an award of citation from the Borough President. Inspired by his cultural heritage, Torbert has developed his authenticity as a self-taught collage artist. The artist is known for producing highly stylized representations of …

Location

24 Clay Street
Red Bank, NJ, US
Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
Saturday–Sunday, Closed