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William T. Wiley illustrated journals, 1971-1974

Wiley, William T., 1937-2021

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 5 Volumes, (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 William T. Wiley.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to William T. Wiley after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 910 available for use at Archives of American Art offices only.

Restrictions on Access

ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

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