Wiili Armstrong Art - O”Neal-Shumate Personal Collection

Acrylic on Construction Paper, Title Unknown, Signed by Wiili, 1996

Welcome to our online gallery of local Boone artist Wiili Armstrong’s artwork within the Shumate Personal Collection. This collection comprises paintings on mostly construction paper as a canvas medium (unless otherwise noted); some indicate they were created around 1996 (unless otherwise noted). Wiili was known for painting on “unlikely canvases” and these are very treasured individual pieces within our collection. Exact titles and some dates are unknown (unless otherwise noted).

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Wiili Armstrong Art -Shumate Personal Collection

  • Local Press Coverage 

June 2017 - Mountain Times - “Newly Discovered ‘Wiili’ Paintings Being Restored”

February 2015 - High Country Press - “The Best From High Country Magazine The Art of Wiili Armstrong – His Troubled and Triumphant Life - The Painted Song - Art of Wiili Armstrong”  

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