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His 'scribbles' have a message

Emmett Wigglesworth, 79 of Queens, muralist, painter and

Emmett Wigglesworth, 79 of Queens, muralist, painter and poet, artist in residence at Nassau Community College, poses with his 3D murals at Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery in Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013) Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

In his work and in his teaching, artist Emmett Wigglesworth meshes arr and culture.

Emmett Wigglesworth, artist in residence at Nassau Community
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Emmett Wigglesworth, artist in residence at Nassau Community College Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, teaches a workshop to help students explore and develop creative thinking in Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

On the right, 3D murals created by Emmett
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

On the right, 3D murals created by Emmett Wigglesworth, artist in residence at Nassau Community College, on display at the Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery along with an exhibition of student murals, on the left, made during creative workshops taught by Wigglesworth in Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

Emmett Wigglesworth, 79 of Queens, muralist, painter and
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Emmett Wigglesworth, 79 of Queens, muralist, painter and poet, artist in residence at Nassau Community College, with his 3D murals at Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery in Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

A detail of student’s artwork drawn with oil
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

A detail of student’s artwork drawn with oil pastels in a creative workshop taught by Emmett Wigglesworth artist in residence at Nassau Community College Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

Emmett Wigglesworth artist in residence at Nassau Community
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Emmett Wigglesworth artist in residence at Nassau Community College Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

Emmett Wigglesworth, artist in residence at Nassau Community
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Emmett Wigglesworth, artist in residence at Nassau Community College, works with Rob Wallace, 22 of Uniondale, during a workshop exercise at the Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery to help students to become more creative, Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

Emmett Wigglesworth, 79 of Queens, muralist, painter and
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Emmett Wigglesworth, 79 of Queens, muralist, painter and poet, artist in residence at Nassau Community College, poses with his 3D murals at Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery in Garden City. (Aug. 1, 2013)

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