William Howard Henderson
William Howard Henderson is active/lives in California, Mississippi, Missouri. William Henderson is known for figurative abstract painting, filmmaking, teaching, musician.
Biography William Howard Henderson
Born in Marshall, Missouri, William Howard (Mike) Henderson currently resides in San Leandro, California. He received his BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1969 and 1970, respectively. In addition to painting, Henderson is also a professional blues musician.
Henderson has held a prominent place in the second generation of Bay Area Abstract painters, and has continued to reflect on the challenges of the urban landscape that has surrounded him. In his paintings, the oil paint is spread and layered thick, then scraped away or scratched into, resulting in strong and sensuous abstract paintings that express a personal energy and spirit.
Henderson received the distinguished Guggenheim fellowship in 1973 and is a
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