William E Preston
(1930 - 2015)
William E. Preston was active/lived in New Mexico, Maine. William Preston is known for plein air seascape and landscape painting, ink drawing, illustration.
Biography William E. Preston
William E. Preston 1930-2015
On April 26th, 2015, at the dimming of a New Mexican spring day, William E. Preston, 84, spent his last hours with his wife and a dear friend. Albinoni's Adagio played as he slept. The Essential Rumi, among other Eastern spiritual texts, and a stack of parting words from art collectors, students, and loved ones lay on his bedside table. Only months after he grew too weak for his brushes, William, a consummate artist, flew toward a secret sky. William had dedicated his life to art-his childhood passion and anchor.
As an artist, he connected with the deep and complex nature of his feminine self, and expressed it fully in his paintings. William was born on May 13, 1930, in Cleveland, Oh
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