Title: Artist, Sculptor, Poet and Musician
Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Willis Wolfschmidt Flint, Artist, Sculptor, Poet and Musician, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art, music, and writing.
Exhibiting talent and passion across several artistic mediums, Mr. Flint is recognized across the state of Arizona as a fantasy expressionist, whose work demonstrates bright colors. Noted for his illustrations, paintings, and sculptures, he has been included in both one-man and group shows, as well as in such permanent collections as the Pima County Department of Transportation, the Hardin County Historical Museum, and the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum. He has also worked as a freelance muralist, graphic artist, consultant, and private art teacher.
Likewise, Mr. Flint has lent his talents to writing through fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Authoring “Best-Loved Contemporary Poems” in 1979, he has also authored “A Treatise on Fantasy Expressionism from the School of the Ragged-Edge” in 2003 and “Willi Wolfschmidt’s Unhinged Imaginings” in 2014. Impressively, Mr. Flint is also a skilled musician who has played with Paul Baron’s Harmonica Rascals throughout the nation and abroad between 1965 and 1985. Since 2003, he has been a harmonica soloist and comic at the Northwest Senior Center in Tucson.
A member of the International Society of Poets, the Maverick Artists, and the Tucson Harmonica Club, Mr. Flint completed coursework at the Art Career School in New York City between 1957 and 1960, as well as at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, in 1961. As a testament to his success, Mr. Flint received an Award of Merit from the Latham Foundation in 1958 and earned the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020.
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