William NicholsAmerican, Born 1942
A painter and educator, William Allyn Nichols became a painter of close up views of botanical plants in landscape. From 1970, he was a Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
Nichols studied at the Art Institute of Chicago*, earning a BFA in painting and drawing in 1966. In 1968, he earned an MFA degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He also studied at the Slade School of Art* in London and had a Fulbright Grant from 1968 to 1969.
Exhibition venues include the Taft Museum in Cincinnati; the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; and the Springfield Museum in Missouri.
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