Victor De Wilde Biography

Victor De Wilde

American

1903-1977

Biography

Victor De Wilde was born in Tamines, Belgium on April 4, 1903. He settled in San Francisco in 1925 where he studied at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco and California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California. He became an instructor at Commerce Evening High School while working for the WPA Art Education during the Depression.

 

He was a member of the Sawn Francisco Ar Association, California Watercolor Society, and the California Society of Etchers. He also exhibited at the Oakland Art Gallery from 1936-1940, San Francisco Art Association in 1927, the New York World's Fair in 1939, the Golden Gate International Exhibition in 1939, and the California Sate Fair in 1940.

He died in Guerneville, California on August 28, 1977.