Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela; he has lived and worked in France for many years. While setting up a personal creative process, he inscribes his personal practice in the extension of the movement of optical art developed by his compatriots Jesús-Raphaël Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez. His work quickly gained recognition at exhibitions in his native country and in Europe, notably in Paris and Venice.

« Wilmer Herrison has developed a unique technique that combines, in the time of the work’s genesis, a work of pictorial matter, the effects of colour and a particular drawing practice ».

Jean-Claude LE GOUIC
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