Rex Goreleigh (1902-1986)
PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WISH TO SELL A WORK BY REX GORELEIGH
Born in Penllyn, Pennsylvania, Rex Goreleigh was an African American artist and a well-respected teacher who taught at Princeton Art Association for over 40 years. Goreleigh was a realist painter reflecting his rural life. A prominent theme in his paintings was migrant farm workers in rural New Jersey. Goreleigh has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, beginning in the 1930's at the Harlem Foundation, the Anderson Galleries, and the American Negro Exhibition. Goreleigh was a working artist for over five decades. In 1973 he was exhibited at the National Center of Afro-American Artists and at the well known Studio Museum in Harlem.