Walter Edward Westbrook kimberley and kent artist: calm, beauty and pure direct vision
painting of lionel


Walter Edward Westbrook (1921 - 2015) exhibited in numerous solo exhibitions and group exhibitions throughout his lifetime, incuding South Africa, Germany, Spain, Portugal, and the UK. The William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley, are caretakers of a large collection of his works. Other art galleries include Sandton Gallery, Leicester Gallery, Bakker Gallery, South Africa Association of Arts, Hoffer Gallery in Pretoria, and National Museum Bloemfontein. Major retrospective exhibitions have been held at the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley, the University of the Orange Free State in Bloemfontein and the University of Pretoria.


Major art commissions include Standard Chartered Bank in New York, DeBeers South Africa, DeBeers Diamond Mines Kleinzee in the Namaqualand, Southern Life South Africa, St. James's Anglican Cathedral in Kimberley, Agricultural Co-op Leeudoringstad.


Walter Westbrook’s work can be found in private and public collections worldwide, including the USA, UK and Europe, Australia and South Africa: Cotton Collection USA, South African National Gallery Cape Town, Pretoria Art Museum, Willem Annandale Art Gallery in Lichtenburg, SASOL art collection in South Africa, William Humphreys Art Gallery Kimberley, University of South Africa Pretoria, University of the Orange Free State in Bloemfontein, RAU University in Johannesburg, South African National Museum of Military History, and various South African embassies throughout Europe.