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Edgar H. Sorrells-Adewale

   Edgar H. Sorrells-Adewale

    Studio Phone (301) 989-9332

BioEdgar H. Sorrelle-Adewale was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and educated at Morgan State College/now University, Baltimore, MD (B.S. 1969)  and Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA (M.F.A. 1971). 

During his thirty-plus year career, he has exhibited nationally and internationally, in a number of Solo and Group Exhibitions.  Venues include the Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD; The W.P.A., Washington, DC; The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD; Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD; The James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD; The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD;The National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TN; The Center for African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC; The International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC;

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; The Banneker-Douglas Museum, Annapolis MD; The Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College,
Baltimore, MD; The African American Museum, Dallas, TX; The Emerson Gallery, McLean, Project for the Arts, McLean, Va; Gallery 10, Washington, DC; Library Gallery, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA; The Federal Reserve Board Building, Washington, DC; The Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina and various European sites in connection with the Arts American Program, USIA arranged exhibition "Crossing Over, Changing Places".

The recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council "Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts:  Three-Dimensional for 2000", Sorrells-Adewale, currently a professor in the Department of Art, Division of Fine Arts at Howard University, Washington, DC, has completed Public Art Commission for the Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building, Jamaica, NY; NASA, Washington, DC; Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD and Garrison Middle School, Baltimore, MD.  Residencies have included the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA; The Howard County Arts Council, Ellicott City, MD; Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, MD and Brandywine Workshop Center for the Visual Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Over the years, Sorrells-Adewale has traveled to West Africa, Brazil, China and Italy where he co-presented workshops at the Academies of Fine Arts In Genova and Palermo.   In February of 1999, Towson University, Towson, MD honored him with its "1989 Distinguished Black Marylanders Award" In the Arts.