The Paintings of Virgil J. Parker, M.D.
October 1-31, 2016
EHSL Main Level – Art Gallery
Dr. Virgil Parker’s art career began in 1970 when Utah-based artists Michael Coleman and Paul Salisbury were both patients of his. They inspired him to embark on an artistic career that has spanned 45 years. Virgil continues a close friendship with Michael Coleman to this day.
Dr. Parker has shown work in many locations including Arthur Phesey Studios, the Provo Municipal Building, and the Springville Art Gallery. He has also participated in various group home showings. His paintings are featured in collections throughout the U.S. and Australia. He is well known for donating his work directly to institutions as well as donating the proceeds of sales of his art to the U of U, BYU and The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Missionary Fund. Continue reading