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William Lawson Border Edit Profile

artist

William Lawson Border, American artist. With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Guild Natural Science Illustrators, NAt. Association Interpretation, Rocky Mountain Nature Association, Gilpin County Artists Association, Art Center Estes Park.

Background

Border, William Lawson was born on May 31, 1933 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of Lawson Elwood and Cordelia Kelley Border.

Education

Student, Pratt Institute, 1953. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1974.

Career

Freelance illustrator, graphic designer, New York City, 1955-1969, Denver, 1969-1974. Biological & scientific illustrator Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Louisville, 1974-1982. Freelance natural history illustrator Nederland, 1982-1998.

Membership

With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Guild Natural Science Illustrators, NAt. Association Interpretation, Rocky Mountain Nature Association, Gilpin County Artists Association, Art Center Estes Park.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, dry fly fishing.

Connections

Married Laura Lea Baker, June 28, 1975. Children: William Wesley, Alison Anne.

father:
Lawson Elwood

mother:
Cordelia Kelley Border

spouse:
Laura Lea Baker

children:
William Wesley Border

Alison Anne Border