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artist , writer

William Bentley Edmonds, American artist, writer.


Edmonds, William Bentley was born on June 13, 1921 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of William Benoni and Virgina Chadwick Edmonds.


Student, Columbia University, New York City, 1940. Student, Art Students League, 1950. Student, National Academy Design, 1958—1959.


Art teacher Brood Creek Village Middle School, Norfolk, Virginia, 1949—1950. Assistant art director New American Library. Public Company, New York City, 1953—1956.

Staff assistant A.C.E. Printing Company, 1957—1964, KIAV Public Company, New York City, 1965—1974. Free lance artist private studio, Staten Island, 1975—1994. Retired, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include St. Mark's Gallery, New York, 1958. Author: Cassandra. Principal works include Ballads and Verse of Youth and Age, 1997, A Face from the Past, Cassandra's Arrival at Washington Square, 1964, The Elusive Bird, 1965, Cassandra's Window Box, 1964, Emily's Abandoned Domain, 1950, A Dancer's Dream of Glory, 1964.


William Benoni

Virgina Chadwick Edmonds