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William Hugh Howe, American artist. Named American Artist American References, 1990.


Howe, William Hugh was born on June 18, 1928 in Stockton, California, United States. Son of Edwin Walter and Eugenia (Mercante) Howe.


AB, Ottawa University, Kansas, 1951.


Illustrator, Western Auto Supply, Kansas City, Missoury, 1952;illustrator, Kansas City Merchandise Mart, 1953-1956;commercial artist, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, 1958-1964;commercial artist, Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff Cons. Engineers, Kansas City, 1964-1968;commercial artist, Urban & Regional Planning, 1968-1970;freelance artist, since 1970.



Member Ottawa Community Arts Council, Leavenworth Arts. Council; member Larry Hatteberg's "Kansas People" KAKE-television, Wichita. Member Journal Lepidopterists Society, Burroughs Nature Club, Audubon Society Missouri, Central States Entomological Society, Los Angeles County Museum, Spiva Art Center, Dallas Museum Natural History, Museum Culture and Natural History, Harvard Botanical Museum, Olive Art Gallery, Powell Gardens, Kingsville, Missouri, Salina Public Library., Kansas, Lawrence Public Library., Kansas, Coffeyville Public Library., Kansas, Pittsburg Public Library., Kansas, Hutchinson Public Library., Kansas, Olive Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, Chanute Art Gallery and Safari Museum, Pasco Public Library., Richland Public Library., Kennewick Public Library.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: collecting butterflies in Mexico and Guatemala.


Edwin Walter Howe

Eugenia (Mercante) Howe