Wiley, William T.
|Birthname||William Thomas Wiley|
|born on||21 October 1937 at 17:15 (= 5:15 PM )|
|Place||Bedford, Indiana, 38n52, 86w29|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||28°08' 26°39 Asc. 05°37'|
American artist whose practice spans a broad range of media including drawing, painting, sculpture, film, performance, and pinball. At least some of Wiley's work has been referred to as 'funk art.'
In 2009, the Smithsonian American Art Museum presented a retrospective of Wiley's career titled What's It All Mean: William T. Wiley in Retrospect, from 2 October 2009 through 24 January 2010.
Wiley also has works in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, among many others.
Wiley was the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship Award in 2004. He died on 25 April 2021, aged 83, in Kentfield, California.
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.
- Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (Guggenheim Fellowship)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Drawing, painting, sculpture)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher