Wiley, William T.

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Wiley, William T. Gender: M
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)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 28°08' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 26°39 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 05°37'

William T. Wiley (in San Francisco, 2006, photograph by Sally Larsen)
photo: Sally Larsen, license cc-by-sa-3.0


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

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