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William Sheppley
14708 26th Ave. SE
Mill Creek, WA 98012 USA

Painter and sculptor William Sheppley was fascinated by drawing as a young boy and while in grade school studies at the Art Institute of Chicago. After receiving his BFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana, he began his career as an industrial designer at IBM, leading to exhibits at the Louvre, Smithsonian Institute and the International Exhibition of Industrial Design in Buenos Aires. After retiring he began work in watercolor, became a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society, and continued to have his work widely exhibited, especially in the U.S.


Abstract realism


Watercolor, pen & ink

Preferred species:
Preferred geographic region:
U.S. Pacific Northwest
Preferred use of earlier or new work:

See also:
selected published images:

Birds in Art, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum 1996, 1995, 1993
Southwest Art
Living Bird Quarterly, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
Christie’s Wildlife Art, London
The Seattle Times
Northwest Watercolor Society