William T. Wiley illustrated journals, 1971-1974

Wiley, William T., b. 1937
Painter, Sculptor
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 5 v. (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Journals containing ideas for Wiley's paintings, accounts of days, and puns and word games. One journal is from a summer spent in Italy (1971) and includes some sketches. The remaining four journals (1971-1974) are filled with watercolors and sketches.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; San Francisco Bay area, California. Achieved international recognition for highly imaginative and unconventional art. Studied at California School of Fine Art 1956-1962 with Frank Lobdell and other exponents of Abstract Expressionism.

Lent 1975 by Wiley.

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