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William Bostick

 (born 1913)
William Allison Bostick is active/lives in Michigan, Illinois.  William Bostick is known for illustrator, cartoonist, calligraphy.

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From Detroit, Michigan, William Bostick was born in Marengo, Illinois to a family that moved often because his father was a Baptist minister with numerous assignments. During Bostick's childhood, they lived in Freeport, Illinois; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Oshkosh, Wisconsin; La Porte, Indiana; Rochester, Pennsylvania; and then Detroit where he remained and became a painter, illustrator, cartoonist, and calligrapher and for thirty years, 1946 to 1976, was administrator of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

As a child, he spent time in Chicago with his Aunt Tillie, who sent him to classes at the Art Institute. In 1934, he earned a BA degree in graphic arts from the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburg, and was much influenced by Porter Garnett from   ...  Displaying 750 of 2202 characters.

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