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Will I ever get home?

Ink, ink pen, pencil on paper
9 x 12 inches
1944
Now on view: TJC Gallery, Spartanburg, South Carolina

As exhibited in: Beyond the Illustration, TJC Gallery, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 2024

Gambrell was a New Deal muralist, World War II serviceman, and art educator. As part of his job in the photo mapping squadron, his illustrations documented his fellow soldiers and surroundings in the South Pacific. Gambrell eventually enjoyed marked success after the Atlanta Journal published over one hundred of his drawings and watercolors in the over the course of just two years and he secured a high-profile commission for a mural at the Post Office of Rockmart, Georgia.

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