Ben L. Culwell

Ben L. Culwell (1918 – 1992) Born in San Antonio, this abstract expressionist painter is known for his participation in the Museum of Modern Art’s 1946 Fourteen Americans exhibition. At the time Culwell was living in Dallas. His work is included in the permanent collection of Houston’s Menil Collection, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, as well as the Museum of Modern Art.  In 2007, his work was included in an exhibition at Baylor University, Texas Modern: The Rediscovery of Early Texas Abstraction 1935–1965.