Wheeler Williams

born Chicago, IL 1897-died Madison, CT 1972
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Wheeler Williams, © Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0002287
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Madison, Connecticut, United States
Active in
  • Paris, France
  • New York, New York, United States
  • American

Sculptor, a founder and president of the American Artist Professional League. He studied sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago and architecture at Harvard; portrait, garden and animal sculpture dominated his work.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)

Luce Artist Biography

Sculptor Wheeler Williams studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and his works include the west pediment of the Interstate Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. Williams was also president and a founder of the American Artists Professional League.