William Allister 1919 - 2008
William Allister was a painter, documentary filmmaker, novelist, scriptwriter, commercial artist and actor who was born in Benito, Manitoba, Canada and grew up in Montreal. He subsequently lived in Los Angeles (1946), New York (1949), San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (1962) and B.C., Canada (1969), where he died in the town of Tsawwassen, his home for 20 years. His medium is primarily acrylic on canvas. His styles abstract and figurative expressionist. His subjects often landscapes or floral.
His formal artistic training was in drama (1940) and painting at the Instituto Allende (1962) in Mexico.
He has been painting professionally since 1949. He has had over 30 one-m
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