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William T. Wiley illustrated journals, 1971-1974

William T. Wiley illustrated journals, 1971-1974

Wiley, William T., 1937-

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 5 v. (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Wiley after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 910 available for use at Archives of American Art offices only.

Restrictions on Access

ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.

How to Cite This Collection

William T. Wiley illustrated journals, 1971-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.