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artist , educator

William Arthur Bristow, American artist, educator. Piper professor Piper Foundation, 1983; Scott fellow Trinity University, 1989. Member Coppini Academy (honorary lifetime), San Antonio Watercolor Group (honorary lifetime).

Background

Bristow, William Arthur was born on February 1, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Edgar Allen and Sue Agnes (Wood) Bristow.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas, 1958. Master of Fine Arts, University Florida, 1960.

Career

Instructor art University Florida, Gainesville, 1959-1960. Instructor San Antonio Art Institute, 1960-1961. Professor art Trinity University, San Antonio, since 1960.

Artist, teacher Ghost Ranch, Abiqui, New Mexico, summers 1967, 68.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Works represented in permanent collections at Dallas and Houston Museum of Fine Arts. Designer mural for Frost National Bank, 1974. Designer, fabricator United States Pavilion Fountain, 1968.

      Included in Texas Project, Archives of America Art, 1983. Contributor articles to art publications.

Membership

Member Coppini Academy (honorary lifetime), San Antonio Watercolor Group (honorary lifetime).

Connections

Married Wilanna O. Blanton, August 2, 1958. 1 child, Elizabeth Ann Bristow Krouse.

father:
Edgar Allen Bristow

mother:
Sue Agnes (Wood) Bristow

spouse:
Wilanna O. Blanton

child:
Elizabeth Ann Bristow Krouse Bristow